Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

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.

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

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

References

Easton

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 The reward of humility, is the reverence of Yahweh, riches, and honour, and life. 5 Thorns and snares, are in the way of the perverse, - he that guardeth his soul, shall be far from them. 6 Train up a youth, in the direction of his duty, even when he becometh old, he will not depart from it.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the sluggard, is like a thorn hedge, but, the path of the upright, is a raised road.

1 John 5:18

We know that, whosoever hath been born of God, is not committing sin, - Nay, he that hath been born of God, He keepeth him, and, the wicked one, doth not touch him.

Joshua 23:13

know, that Yahweh your God will no further drive out these nations from before you, - but they will become unto you a snare and a hook, and a goad in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until ye have perished from off this goodly soil, which Yahweh your God hath given unto you.

Job 18:8

For he is thrust into a net by his own feet, and, upon a trap, he marcheth;

Psalm 11:6

He will rain upon the lawless live-coals, Fire and brimstone and a burning wind, are the portion of their cup.

Psalm 18:26-27

With the pure, thou didst show thyself pure, But, with the perverse, thou didst show thyself ready to contend.

Psalm 91:1

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High, Under the shadow of the Almighty, will tarry,

Proverbs 13:3

He that watcheth his mouth, guardeth his soul, He that openeth wide his lips, it shall be his ruin.

Proverbs 13:15

Sound discretion, yieldeth favour, but, the way of the treacherous, is rugged.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright, is to avoid evil, He preserveth his soul, who guardeth his way.

Proverbs 19:16

One who guardeth the commandment, guardeth his life, he that is reckless in his ways, shall die.

Jude 1:20-21

But, ye, beloved! building yourselves up in your most holy faith, in Holy Spirit, praying,

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