Proverbs 21:4

4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart— the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.

Proverbs 21:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
ESV
4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.
NLT
4 Haughty eyes, a proud heart, and evil actions are all sin.
MSG
4 Arrogance and pride - distinguishing marks in the wicked - are just plain sin.
CSB
4 The lamp that guides the wicked- haughty eyes and an arrogant heart-is sin.

Proverbs 21:4 In-Context

2 A person may think their own ways are right, but the LORD weighs the heart.
3 To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
4 Haughty eyes and a proud heart— the unplowed field of the wicked—produce sin.
5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.
6 A fortune made by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.

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Cross References 1

  • 1. S Job 41:34; Proverbs 6:17
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