Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 14:11


The household 1  of the wicked will be destroyed, but the tent 2  of the upright will flourish.


Job 8:6; Job 8:15; Job 15:34; Job 18:14,15,21; Job 20:26-28; Job 21:28; Job 27:13-23; Ps 112:2,3; Ps 128:3; Pr 3:33; Pr 11:28; Pr 12:7; Pr 21:12; Pr 21:20; Isa 58:11,12; Zec 5:4; Mt 7:26,27

NET © Notes

tn Heb “house.” The term “house” is a metonymy of subject, referring to their contents: families and family life.

sn Personal integrity ensures domestic stability and prosperity, while lack of such integrity (= wickedness) will lead to the opposite.

tn The term “tent” is a metonymy here referring to the contents of the tent: families.

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