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Proverbs 4:19

New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995) [2]
— The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.
King James Version (KJV 1769) [2]
— The way of the wicked [is] as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
English Revised Version (ERV 1885)
— The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The way of the wicked [is] as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— The way of the lawless, is like darkness, they know not, at what they stumble.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— The way of the wicked [is] as darkness, They have not known at what they stumble.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall.
Geneva Bible (GNV 1560)
— The way of the wicked is as the darkenes: they knowe not wherein they shall fall.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The way of the wicked [is] as darknes: they know not at what they stumble.
Lamsa Bible (1957)
— The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know at what they stumble.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But the ways of the ungodly are dark; they know not how they stumble.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— The way of the wicked [is] as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The way 1870
{1870} Prime
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
of the wicked 7563
{7563} Prime
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
[is] as darkness: 653
{0653} Prime
Feminine of H0651; duskiness, figuratively misfortune; concretely concealment.
they know 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
at what x4100
(4100) Complement
A primitive particle; properly interrogitive what? (including how?, why? and when?); but also exclamations like what! (including how!), or indefinitely what (including whatever, and even relatively that which); often used with prefixes in various adverbial or conjugational senses.
they stumble. 3782
{3782} Prime
A primitive root; to totter or waver (through weakness of the legs, especially the ankle); by implication to falter, stumble, faint or fall.
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 4:18-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 4:14-19.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 4:19

Darkness — Full of ignorance and error, of uncertainty and confusion, of danger and misery.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

1 Samuel 2:9 He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
Job 5:14 They meet with darkness in the daytime, and grope in the noonday as in the night.
Job 12:25 They grope in the dark without light, and he maketh them to stagger like [a] drunken [man].
Job 18:5-6 Yea, the light of the wicked shall be put out, and the spark of his fire shall not shine. ... The light shall be dark in his tabernacle, and his candle shall be put out with him.
Job 18:18 He shall be driven from light into darkness, and chased out of the world.
Isaiah 59:9-10 Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait for light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, [but] we walk in darkness. ... We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if [we had] no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the night; [we are] in desolate places as dead [men].
Jeremiah 13:16 Give glory to the LORD your God, before he cause darkness, and before your feet stumble upon the dark mountains, and, while ye look for light, he turn it into the shadow of death, [and] make [it] gross darkness.
Jeremiah 23:12 Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery [ways] in the darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon them, [even] the year of their visitation, saith the LORD.
Matthew 7:23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
John 12:35 Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.
1 John 2:11 But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.
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Chain-Reference Bible SearchCross References with Concordance

1S 2:9. Jb 5:14; 12:25; 18:5, 18. Is 59:9. Jr 13:16; 23:12. Mt 7:23; 15:14. Jn 12:35. 1Jn 2:11.

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