Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The man that flatters his neighbour spreads a net for his feet.

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 By justice a king brings stability to a land,
but a man who demands “contributions”
demolishes it.
5 A man who flatters his neighbor
spreads a net for his feet.
6 An evil man is caught by sin,
but the righteous one sings and rejoices.



Cross References

Psalm 5:9

For there is nothing reliable in what they say;
destruction is within them;
their throat is an open grave;
they flatter with their tongues.

Psalm 12:2

They lie to one another;
they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts.

2 Samuel 14:17-24

Your servant thought: May the word of my lord the king bring relief, for my lord the king is able to discern the good and the bad like the Angel of God. May the Lord your God be with you.”

Job 17:5

If a man informs on his friends for a price,
the eyes of his children will fail.

Proverbs 1:17

It is foolish to spread a net
where any bird can see it,

Proverbs 7:5

She will keep you from a forbidden woman,
a stranger with her flattering talk.

Proverbs 7:21

She seduces him with her persistent pleading;
she lures with her flattering talk.

Proverbs 20:19

The one who reveals secrets is a constant gossip;
avoid someone with a big mouth.

Proverbs 26:24-25

A hateful person disguises himself with his speech
and harbors deceit within.

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those it crushes,
and a flattering mouth causes ruin.

Lamentations 1:13

?MemHe sent fire from heaven into my bones;
He made it descend.
He spread a net for my feet
and turned me back.
He made me desolate,
sick all day long.

Hosea 5:1

Hear this, priests!
Pay attention, house of Israel!
Listen, royal house!
For the judgment applies to you
because you have been a snare at Mizpah
and a net spread out on Tabor.

Luke 20:20-21

They watched closely and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, so they could catch Him in what He said, to hand Him over to the governor’s rule and authority.

Romans 16:18

for such people do not serve our Lord Christ but their own appetites. They deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting with smooth talk and flattering words.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For we never used flattering speech, as you know, or had greedy motives—God is our witness

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