Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

A man who flatters his neighbor
Is spreading a net for his steps.

King James Version

A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.

Holman Bible

A man who flatters his neighbor
spreads a net for his feet.

International Standard Version

A strong man who flatters his neighbor is setting a trap where he walks.

A Conservative Version

A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.

American Standard Version

A man that flattereth his neighbor Spreadeth a net for his steps.

Amplified


A man who flatters his neighbor [with smooth words intending to do harm]
Is spreading a net for his own feet.

Bible in Basic English

A man who says smooth things to his neighbour is stretching out a net for his steps.

Darby Translation

A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his steps.

Julia Smith Translation

A man making smooth against his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.

King James 2000

A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A strong man who flatters his neighbor is spreading a net for his feet.

Modern King James verseion

A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whoso flattereth his neighbour, layeth a net for his feet.

NET Bible

The one who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his steps.

New Heart English Bible

A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

The Emphasized Bible

A man who flattereth his neighbour, spreadeth, a net, over his steps.

Webster

A man that flattereth his neighbor spreadeth a net for his feet.

World English Bible

A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Youngs Literal Translation

A man taking a portion above his neighbour, Spreadeth a net for his own steps.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

a net
רשׁת 
Resheth 
Usage: 22

References

Fausets

Context Readings

All About Life

4 The king gives stability to the land by justice,
But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.
5 A man who flatters his neighbor
Is spreading a net for his steps.
6 By transgression an evil man is ensnared,
But the righteous sings and rejoices.



Cross References

Psalm 5:9

There is nothing reliable in what they say;
Their inward part is destruction itself.
Their throat is an open grave;
They flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falsehood to one another;
With flattering lips and with a double heart they speak.

2 Samuel 14:17-24

Then your maidservant said, ‘Please let the word of my lord the king be comforting, for as the angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and evil. And may the Lord your God be with you.’”

Job 17:5

“He who informs against friends for a share of the spoil,
The eyes of his children also will languish.

Proverbs 1:17

Indeed, it is useless to spread the baited net
In the sight of any bird;

Proverbs 7:5

That they may keep you from an adulteress,
From the foreigner who flatters with her words.

Proverbs 7:21

With her many persuasions she entices him;
With her flattering lips she seduces him.

Proverbs 20:19

He who goes about as a slanderer reveals secrets,
Therefore do not associate with a gossip.

Proverbs 26:24-25

He who hates disguises it with his lips,
But he lays up deceit in his heart.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
And a flattering mouth works ruin.

Lamentations 1:13

“From on high He sent fire into my bones,
And it prevailed over them.
He has spread a net for my feet;
He has turned me back;
He has made me desolate,
Faint all day long.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, O priests!
Give heed, O house of Israel!
Listen, O house of the king!
For the judgment applies to you,
For you have been a snare at Mizpah
And a net spread out on Tabor.

Luke 20:20-21

So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, in order that they might catch Him in some statement, so that they could deliver Him to the rule and the authority of the governor.

Romans 16:18

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we never came with flattering speech, as you know, nor with a pretext for greed—God is witness—

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