New Living Translation
Surely resentment destroys the fool, and jealousy kills the simple.
King James Bible
For wrath killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the silly one.
Darby Bible Translation
For vexation killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the simple.
World English Bible
For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.
Young's Literal Translation
For provocation slayeth the perverse, And envy putteth to death the simple,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:2 Killeth - A man's wrath, and impatience, preys upon his spirit, and so hastens his death; and provokes God to cut him off. The foolish - The rash and inconsiderate man, who does not weigh things impartially. Envy, and c. - I perceive thou art full of envy at wicked men, who seem to be in a happier condition than thou, and of wrath against God; and this shews thee to be a foolish and weak man. For those men, notwithstanding their present prosperity, are doomed to great and certain misery. I have myself seen the proof of this.
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A stone is heavy and sand is weighty, but the resentment caused by a fool is even heavier.
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