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Proverbs 3:30 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Strive not with a man without cause, If he have done thee no harm.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Do not contend with a man without cause, If he has done you no harm.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Strive not with a man without cause, if he hath done thee no harm.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Contend not with a man without cause, if he hath dealt thee no wrong.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Strive not with a man without cause, If he have not done thee evil.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Strive not against a man without cause, when he hath done thee no evil.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Striue not with a man without cause, if hee haue done thee no harme.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Be not ready to quarrel with a man without a cause, lest he do thee some harm.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Strive 7378
{7378} Prime
A primitive root; properly to toss, that is, grapple; mostly figuratively to wrangle, that is, hold a controversy; (by implication) to defend.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
not x408
(0408) Complement
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
with x5973
(5973) Complement
From H6004; adverb or preposition, with (that is, in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
a man 120
{0120} Prime
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
without cause, 2600
{2600} Prime
From H2580; gratis, that is, devoid of cost, reason or advantage.
if x518
(0518) Complement
A primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogitive, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence as a negative, not.
he have done 1580
{1580} Prime
A primitive root; to treat a person (well or ill), that is, benefit or requite; by implication (of toil) to ripen, that is, (specifically) to wean.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
thee no x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
harm. 7451
{7451} Prime
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:29-30.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:27-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife [is as] when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.
Proverbs 18:6 A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.
Proverbs 25:8-9 Go not forth hastily to strive, lest [thou know not] what to do in the end thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame. ... Debate thy cause with thy neighbour [himself]; and discover not a secret to another:
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Matthew 5:39-41 But I say unto you, That ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. ... And whosoever shall compel thee to go a mile, go with him twain.
Romans 12:18-21 If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. ... Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
1 Corinthians 6:6-8 But brother goeth to law with brother, and that before the unbelievers. ... Nay, ye do wrong, and defraud, and that [your] brethren.
2 Timothy 2:24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all [men], apt to teach, patient,
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