New International Version
The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
King James Bible
Every one that is proud in heart is an abomination to the LORD: though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished.
Darby Bible Translation
Every proud heart is an abomination to Jehovah: hand for hand, he shall not be held innocent.
World English Bible
Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to Yahweh: they shall certainly not be unpunished.
Young's Literal Translation
An abomination to Jehovah is every proud one of heart, Hand to hand he is not acquitted.
Proverbs 16:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Though hand join in hand, he shall not be unpunished - The day of wrath shall come on the wicked, whatever means he may take to avoid it. See Proverbs 11:21.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
What I Think of Myself and what God Thinks of Me
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
The Providence of God
So is he who sleeps with another man's wife; no one who touches her will go unpunished.
The LORD works out everything to its proper end-- even the wicked for a day of disaster.
Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the LORD evil is avoided.
Hear and pay attention, do not be arrogant, for the LORD has spoken.
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