Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected.

New American Standard Bible

The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.

King James Version

The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

Holman Bible

The fear of man is a snare,
but the one who trusts in the Lord is protected.

International Standard Version

Fearing any human being is a trap, but confiding in the LORD keeps anyone safe.

A Conservative Version

The fear of man brings a snare, but he who puts his trust in LORD shall be safe.

American Standard Version

The fear of man bringeth a snare; But whoso putteth his trust in Jehovah shall be safe.

Amplified

The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever leans on, trusts in, and puts his confidence in the Lord is safe and set on high.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of man is a cause of danger: but whoever puts his faith in the Lord will have a safe place on high.

Julia Smith Translation

The fear of man will give a snare: and he trusting in Jehovah shall be exalted.

King James 2000

The fear of man brings a snare: but whosoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The fear of a person will lay a snare, but he who trusts in Yahweh will be secure.

Modern King James verseion

The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever puts his trust in Jehovah shall be safe.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that feareth men, shall have a fall; but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall come to honour.

NET Bible

The fear of people becomes a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord will be set on high.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in the LORD is kept safe.

The Emphasized Bible

The fear of man, setteth a snare, but, he that trusteth in Yahweh, shall be placed on high.

Webster

The fear of man bringeth a snare: but he who putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

World English Bible

The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.

Youngs Literal Translation

Fear of man causeth a snare, And the confident in Jehovah is set on high.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חרדה 
Charadah 
Usage: 9

of man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

a snare
מקשׁ מוקשׁ 
Mowqesh 
Usage: 27

בּטח 
Batach 
Usage: 120

in the Lord

Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 29:25

References

Images Proverbs 29:25

Context Readings

All About Life

24 Whoso shareth with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration, and declareth not. 25 The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected. 26 Many seek the ruler's face; but a man's right judgment is from Jehovah.



Cross References

Luke 12:4

But I say to you, my friends, Fear not those who kill the body and after this have no more that they can do.

Genesis 20:2

And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister. And Abimelech the king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Genesis 26:7

And the men of the place asked about his wife. And he said, She is my sister; for he feared to say, my wife, saying to himself, Lest the men of the place slay me on account of Rebecca because she was fair in countenance.

Psalm 91:14

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Psalm 118:8

It is better to trust in Jehovah than to put confidence in man;

Proverbs 16:20

He that giveth heed to the word shall find good; and whoso confideth in Jehovah, happy is he.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of Jehovah is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.

Genesis 12:11-13

And it came to pass when he was come near to enter into Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, Behold now, I know that thou art a woman fair to look upon.

Genesis 20:11

And Abraham said, Because I said, Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they will kill me for my wife's sake.

Exodus 32:22-24

And Aaron said, Let not the anger of my lord burn! thou knowest the people, that they are set on mischief.

1 Samuel 15:24

And Saul said to Samuel, I have sinned, for I have transgressed the commandment of Jehovah, and thy words; for I feared the people, and hearkened to their voice.

1 Samuel 27:1

And David said in his heart, I shall now perish one day by the hand of Saul: there is nothing better for me than that I should speedily escape into the land of the Philistines; and Saul will despair of me to seek me any more within all the limits of Israel, and I shall escape out of his hand.

1 Samuel 27:11

And David left neither man nor woman alive, to bring them to Gath, for he said, Lest they should tell of us, saying, So did David. And such was his custom as long as he abode in the country of the Philistines.

1 Kings 19:3

And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, and came to Beer-sheba, which belongs to Judah, and left his servant there.

1 Chronicles 5:20

and they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered into their hand, and all that were with them; for they cried to God in the battle, and he was intreated of them, because they put their trust in him.

Psalm 69:29

But I am afflicted and sorrowful: let thy salvation, O God, set me secure on high.

Psalm 125:1

{A Song of degrees.} They that confide in Jehovah are as mount Zion, which cannot be moved; it abideth for ever.

Proverbs 28:25

He that is puffed up in soul exciteth contention; but he that relieth upon Jehovah shall be made fat.

Proverbs 30:5

Every word of +God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.

Ecclesiastes 7:18

It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from that withdraw not thy hand: for he that feareth God cometh forth from them all.

Isaiah 57:11

And of whom hast thou been afraid or feared, that thou hast lied, and hast not remembered me, nor taken it to heart? Have not I even of long time held my peace, and thou fearest me not?

Daniel 3:28

Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants who trusted in him, and who changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God!

Daniel 6:23

Thereupon was the king exceeding glad, and commanded that they should take Daniel up out of the den. So Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no manner of hurt was found upon him, because he believed in his God.

Matthew 10:28

And be not afraid of those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but fear rather him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 15:12

Then his disciples, coming up, said to him, Dost thou know that the Pharisees, having heard this word, have been offended?

Matthew 26:69-74

But Peter sat without in the palace-court; and a maid came to him, saying, And thou wast with Jesus the Galilaean.

John 3:2

he came to him by night, and said to him, Rabbi, we know that thou art come a teacher from God, for none can do these signs that thou doest unless God be with him.

John 9:22

His parents said these things because they feared the Jews, for the Jews had already agreed that if any one confessed him to be the Christ, he should be excommunicated from the synagogue.

John 12:42-43

Although indeed from among the rulers also many believed on him, but on account of the Pharisees did not confess him, that they might not be put out of the synagogue:

John 19:12-13

From this time Pilate sought to release him; but the Jews cried out saying, If thou releasest this man, thou art not a friend to Caesar. Every one making himself a king speaks against Caesar.

Galatians 2:11-13

But when Peter came to Antioch, I withstood him to the face, because he was to be condemned:

2 Timothy 4:16-17

At my first defence no man stood with me, but all deserted me. May it not be imputed to them.

1 Peter 1:21

who by him do believe on God, who has raised him from among the dead and given him glory, that your faith and hope should be in God.

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