Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.

King James Version

Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

Holman Bible

There are thorns and snares on the path of the crooked; the one who guards himself stays far from them.

International Standard Version

Thorns and snares lie in the path of the perverse person, but whoever is cautious stays far away from them.

A Conservative Version

Thorns [and] snares are in the way of a perverse man. He who keeps his soul shall be far from them.

American Standard Version

Thorns and'snares are in the way of the perverse: He that keepeth his soul shall be far from them.

Amplified

Thorns and snares are in the way of the obstinate and willful; he who guards himself will be far from them.

Bible in Basic English

Thorns and nets are in the way of the twisted: he who keeps watch over his soul will be far from them.

Darby Translation

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; he that keeps his soul shall be far from them.

Julia Smith Translation

Thorns, snares, in the way of the perverse one: he watching his soul shall be far from them.

King James 2000

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that does keep his soul shall be far from them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Thorns [and] snares [are] in the way of the perverse; he who guards himself will keep away from them.

Modern King James verseion

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; he who keeps his soul shall be far from them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Spears and snares are in the way of the froward; but he that will keep his soul, let him flee from such.

NET Bible

Thorns and snares are in the path of the perverse, but the one who guards himself keeps far from them.

New Heart English Bible

Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.

The Emphasized Bible

Thorns and snares, are in the way of the perverse, - he that guardeth his soul, shall be far from them.

Webster

Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

World English Bible

Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thorns -- snares are in the way of the perverse, Whoso is keeping his soul is far from them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
צן 
Tsen 
Usage: 2

and snares
פּח 
Pach 
Usage: 27

are in the way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of the froward
עקּשׁ 
`iqqesh 
Usage: 11

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far, ...off, ...away, remove, good way
Usage: 57

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life. 5 Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them. 6 Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.

1 John 5:18

We know that no one who is born of God sins; but He who was born of God keeps him, and the evil one does not touch him.

Joshua 23:13

know with certainty that the LORD your God will not continue to drive these nations out from before you; but they will be a snare and a trap to you, and a whip on your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which the LORD your God has given you.

Job 18:8

"For he is thrown into the net by his own feet, And he steps on the webbing.

Psalm 11:6

Upon the wicked He will rain snares; Fire and brimstone and burning wind will be the portion of their cup.

Psalm 18:26-27

With the pure You show Yourself pure, And with the crooked You show Yourself astute.

Psalm 91:1

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty.

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

Proverbs 19:16

He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die.

Jude 1:20-21

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,

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