Parallel Verses

King James 2000

A man that 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.

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.

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 by justice establishes the land: but he that receives bribes overthrows it. 5 A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet. 6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous does sing and rejoice.



Cross References

Psalm 5:9

For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is pure wickedness; their throat is an open sepulcher; they flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 12:2

They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

2 Samuel 14:17-24

Then your handmaid said, The word of my lord the king shall now be comfortable: for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad: therefore the LORD your God will be with you.

Job 17:5

He that speaks flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.

Proverbs 1:17

Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.

Proverbs 7:5

That they may keep you from the immoral woman, from the seductress who flatters with her words.

Proverbs 7:21

With her enticing speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she seduced him.

Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore associate not with him who flatters with his lips.

Proverbs 26:24-25

He that hates disguises it with his lips, and lays up deceit within himself;

Proverbs 26:28

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Lamentations 1:13

From above has he sent fire into my bones, and it prevails against them: he has spread a net for my feet, he has turned me back: he has made me desolate and faint all the day.

Hosea 5:1

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

Luke 20:20-21

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who should pretend themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

Romans 16:18

For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the innocent.

1 Thessalonians 2:5

For neither at any time used we flattering words, as you know, nor a cloak of covetousness; God is witness:

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