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Proverbs 19:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Delicate living is not seemly for a fool; Much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Luxury is not fitting for a fool; Much less for a slave to rule over princes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Good living beseemeth not a fool; how much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Unseemly for a dullard, is delicate living, how much more for, a servant, to bear rule over princes.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Luxury is not comely for a fool, Much less for a servant to rule among princes.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Delicacies are not seemly for a fool: nor for a servant to have rule over princes.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Delight is not seemely for a foole: much lesse for a seruant to haue rule ouer princes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Delight does not suit a fool, nor [is it seemly] if a servant should begin to rule with haughtiness.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Delight 8588
{8588} Prime
The third form being feminine; from H6026; luxury.
is not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
seemly 5000
{5000} Prime
From H4998 or H5116; suitable, or beautiful.
for a fool; 3684
{3684} Prime
From H3688; properly fat, that is, (figuratively) stupid or silly.
much less x637
(0637) Complement
A primitive particle; meaning accession (used as an adverb or conjugation); also or yea; adversatively though.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
a servant 5650
{5650} Prime
From H5647; a servant.
to have rule 4910
{4910} Prime
A primitive root; to rule.
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
over princes. 8269
{8269} Prime
From H8323; a head person (of any rank or class).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 19:10

_ _ (Compare Proverbs 17:7). The fool is incapable of properly using pleasure as knowledge, yet for him to have it is less incongruous than the undue elevation of servants. Let each abide in his calling (1 Corinthians 7:20).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

Proverbs 19:10

_ _ Note, 1. Pleasure and liberty ill become a fool: Delight is not seemly for such a one. A man that has not wisdom and grace has no right nor title to true joy, and therefore it is unseemly. It ill becomes those that do not delight in God to delight in any thing, nor how to manage themselves, and therefore they do but expose themselves. It becomes ungracious fools to be afflicted, and mourn, and weep, not to laugh and be merry; rebukes are more proper for them than delights. Delight is seemly for a man of business, to refresh him when he is fatigued, but not for a fool, that lives an idle life and abuses his recreations. The prosperity of fools discovers their folly and destroys them. 2. Power and honour ill become a man of a servile spirit. Nothing is more unseemly than for a servant to have rule over princes; it is absurd in itself, and very preposterous, for none are so insolent and intolerable as a beggar on horseback, a servant when he reigns, Proverbs 30:22. It is very unseemly for one that is a servant to sin and his lusts to rule over and oppress those that are God's freemen and made kings and priests to him.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 19:10

Delight — To live in pleasure and outward glory, doth not become him, nor suit with him; because prosperity corrupts even wise men, and makes fools mad; and because it gives him more opportunity to discover his folly, and to do mischief both to himself and others.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 19:10

(c) Delight is not proper for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

(c) The free use of things are not to be permitted to him who cannot use them correctly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 30:21-22 For three [things] the earth is disquieted, and for four [which] it cannot bear: ... For a servant when he reigneth; and a fool when he is filled with meat;
1 Samuel 25:36 And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart [was] merry within him, for he [was] very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
Esther 3:15 The posts went out, being hastened by the king's commandment, and the decree was given in Shushan the palace. And the king and Haman sat down to drink; but the city Shushan was perplexed.
Isaiah 5:11-12 Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, [that] they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, [till] wine inflame them! ... And the harp, and the viol, the tabret, and pipe, and wine, are in their feasts: but they regard not the work of the LORD, neither consider the operation of his hands.
Isaiah 22:12-14 And in that day did the Lord GOD of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: ... And it was revealed in mine ears by the LORD of hosts, Surely this iniquity shall not be purged from you till ye die, saith the Lord GOD of hosts.
Hosea 7:3-5 They make the king glad with their wickedness, and the princes with their lies. ... In the day of our king the princes have made [him] sick with bottles of wine; he stretched out his hand with scorners.
Hosea 9:1 Rejoice not, O Israel, for joy, as [other] people: for thou hast gone a whoring from thy God, thou hast loved a reward upon every cornfloor.
Amos 6:3-6 Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near; ... That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
Luke 16:23 And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
James 4:9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and [your] joy to heaviness.


2 Samuel 3:24-25 Then Joab came to the king, and said, What hast thou done? behold, Abner came unto thee; why [is] it [that] thou hast sent him away, and he is quite gone? ... Thou knowest Abner the son of Ner, that he came to deceive thee, and to know thy going out and thy coming in, and to know all that thou doest.
2 Samuel 3:39 And I [am] this day weak, though anointed king; and these men the sons of Zeruiah [be] too hard for me: the LORD shall reward the doer of evil according to his wickedness.
Ecclesiastes 10:5-7 There is an evil [which] I have seen under the sun, as an error [which] proceedeth from the ruler: ... I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.
Isaiah 3:5 And the people shall be oppressed, every one by another, and every one by his neighbour: the child shall behave himself proudly against the ancient, and the base against the honourable.
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1S 25:36. 2S 3:24, 39. Es 3:15. Pv 30:21. Ec 10:5. Is 3:5; 5:11; 22:12. Ho 7:3; 9:1. Am 6:3. Lk 16:19, 23. Jm 4:9.

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Why is he a servant ?
a. He is not a rich man
b. Support the working class people.
c. Will help the poor.
No gog of magog power including guns will stop him.
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