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Job 5:2

Surely vexation kills the fool,

and jealousy slays the simple.

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Job 5:2 — The New International Version (NIV)

Resentment kills a fool,

and envy slays the simple.

Job 5:2 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

For wrath killeth the foolish man,

And envy slayeth the silly one.

Job 5:2 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Surely resentment destroys the fool,

and jealousy kills the simple.

Job 5:2 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

For wrath kills a foolish man,

And envy slays a simple one.

Job 5:2 — New Century Version (NCV)

Anger kills the fool,

and jealousy slays the stupid.

Job 5:2 — American Standard Version (ASV)

For vexation killeth the foolish man,

And jealousy slayeth the silly one.

Job 5:2 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

For vexation killeth the foolish man, and envy slayeth the simple.

Job 5:2 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Certainly, anger kills a stubborn fool, 

and jealousy murders a gullible person. 

Job 5:2 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

For anger kills a fool,

and jealousy slays the gullible.

Job 5:2 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Surely vexation kills the fool,

and jealousy slays the simple.

Job 5:2 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

For vexation will slay the fool,

and jealousy will kill the simple.

Job 5:2 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Anger kills foolish people.

Jealousy destroys those who are childish.

Job 5:2 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

“For anger slays the foolish man,

And jealousy kills the simple.