New International Version
Blessed is the one who always trembles before God, but whoever hardens their heart falls into trouble.
King James Bible
Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
Darby Bible Translation
Happy is the man that feareth always; but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into evil.
World English Bible
Blessed is the man who always fears; but one who hardens his heart falls into trouble.
Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of a man fearing continually, And whoso is hardening his heart falleth into evil.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Happy is the man that feareth alway - That ever carries about with him that reverential and filial fear of God, which will lead him to avoid sin, and labor to do that which is lawful and right in the sight of God his Savior.
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A Sermon (No. 3500) by C. H. Spurgeon, April 4th, 1875, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. Published February 24th, 1916. "He that covereth his sins shall not prosper."--Proverbs 28:13. "Thou Hast covered all their sins."--Psalm 85:2. In these two texts we have man's covering, which is worthless and culpable, and God's covering, which is profitable and worthy of all acceptation. No sooner had man disobeyed his Maker's will in the garden of Eden than he discovered to his surprise and dismay …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
He Does Battle for the Faith; He Restores Peace among those who were at Variance; He Takes in Hand to Build a Stone Church.
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But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God's wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed.
"Do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah, as you did that day at Massah in the wilderness,
Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the LORD.
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