Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He who digs a pit may fall into it, and a serpent may bite him who breaks through a wall.

King James Version

He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

Holman Bible

The one who digs a pit may fall into it, and the one who breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.

International Standard Version

Whoever digs a pit may fall into it, and whoever breaks through a wall may suffer a snake bite.

A Conservative Version

He who digs a pit shall fall into it, and he who breaks through a wall, a serpent shall bite him.

American Standard Version

He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh through a wall, a serpent shall bite him.

Amplified

He who digs a pit [for others] will fall into it, and whoever breaks through a fence or a [stone] wall, a serpent will bite him.

Bible in Basic English

He who makes a hole for others will himself go into it, and for him who makes a hole through a wall the bite of a snake will be a punishment.

Darby Translation

He that diggeth a pit falleth into it; and whoso breaketh down a hedge, a serpent biteth him.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He that digs a pit shall fall into it, and whosoever breaks a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

Julia Smith Translation

He digging a ditch shall fall into it; he breaking down a wall, a serpent shall bite him.

King James 2000

He that digs a pit shall fall into it; and whosoever breaks through a wall, a serpent shall bite him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Whoever digs a pit will fall into it. Whoever breaks through a wall, a snake will bite him.

Modern King James verseion

He who digs a pit shall fall into it; and whoever breaks a hedge, a snake shall bite him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But he that diggeth up a pit, shall fall therein himself; and whoso breaketh down the hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

NET Bible

One who digs a pit may fall into it, and one who breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.

New Heart English Bible

He who digs a pit may fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a serpent.

The Emphasized Bible

He that diggeth a pit, thereinto, may fall, - and, he that breaketh through a hedge, there may bite him a serpent.

Webster

He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoever breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall bite him.

World English Bible

He who digs a pit may fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.

Youngs Literal Translation

Whoso is digging a pit falleth into it, And whoso is breaking a hedge, a serpent biteth him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חפר 
Chaphar 
Usage: 22

a pit
גּוּמּץ 
Guwmmats 
Usage: 1

an hedge
גּדר 
Gader 
Usage: 12

נחשׁ 
Nachash 
Usage: 31

נשׁך 
Nashak 
Usage: 16

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Accidents Happen'Even To Professionals

7 I have seen slaves riding on horses and princes walking like slaves on the land. 8 He who digs a pit may fall into it, and a serpent may bite him who breaks through a wall. 9 He who quarries stones may be hurt by them, and he who splits logs may be endangered by them.



Cross References

Amos 5:19

As when a man flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.

Proverbs 26:27

He who digs a pit will fall into it, And he who rolls a stone, it will come back on him.

Judges 9:5

Then he went to his father's house at Ophrah and killed his brothers the sons of Jerubbaal, seventy men, on one stone. But Jotham the youngest son of Jerubbaal was left, for he hid himself.

Judges 9:53-57

But a certain woman threw an upper millstone on Abimelech's head, crushing his skull.

2 Samuel 17:23

Now when Ahithophel saw that his counsel was not followed, he saddled his donkey and arose and went to his home, to his city, and set his house in order, and strangled himself; thus he died and was buried in the grave of his father.

2 Samuel 18:15

And ten young men who carried Joab's armor gathered around and struck Absalom and killed him.

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Psalm 7:15-16

He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made.

Psalm 9:15-16

The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.

Amos 9:3

"Though they hide on the summit of Carmel, I will search them out and take them from there; And though they conceal themselves from My sight on the floor of the sea, From there I will command the serpent and it will bite them.

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