Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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 spreads 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.

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 A king by just judgment establisheth the land; but he that taketh gifts overthroweth it. 5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his steps. 6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare; but the righteous shall sing and rejoice.



Cross References

Psalm 5:9

For there is no certainty in their mouth; their inward part is perversion, their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2

They speak falsehood every one with his neighbour: with flattering lip, with a double heart, do they speak.

2 Samuel 14:17-24

And thy bondmaid said, Let the word of my lord the king now be comfortable; for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad; and Jehovah thy God will be with thee.

Job 17:5

He that betrayeth friends for a prey even the eyes of his children shall fail.

Proverbs 1:17

For in vain the net is spread in the sight of anything which hath wings.

Proverbs 7:5

that they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger who flattereth with her words.

Proverbs 7:21

With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goeth about talebearing revealeth secrets; therefore meddle not with him that openeth his lips.

Proverbs 26:24-25

He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Lamentations 1:13

From on high hath he sent fire into my bones, and it prevaileth against them; he hath spread a net for my feet; he hath turned me back; he hath made me desolate and faint all the day.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, ye priests; and hearken, ye house of Israel; and give ear, O house of the king: for this judgment is for you; for ye have been a snare at Mizpah, and a net spread upon Tabor.

Luke 20:20-21

And having watched him, they sent out suborned persons, pretending to be just men, that they might take hold of him in his language, so that they might deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.

Romans 16:18

For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we have not at any time been among you with flattering discourse, even as ye know, nor with a pretext for covetousness, God is witness;

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