Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; And if thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

New American Standard Bible

When you walk, your steps will not be impeded;
And if you run, you will not stumble.

King James Version

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

Holman Bible

When you walk, your steps will not be hindered;
when you run, you will not stumble.

International Standard Version

When you walk, your step will not be hindered, and when you run, you will not stumble.

A Conservative Version

When thou go, thy steps shall not be restricted. And if thou run, thou shall not stumble.

Amplified


When you walk, your steps will not be impeded [for your path will be clear and open];
And when you run, you will not stumble.

Bible in Basic English

When you go, your way will not be narrow, and in running you will not have a fall.

Darby Translation

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

Julia Smith Translation

In thy going, thy steps shall not be pressed; and if thou shalt run thou shalt not be weak.

King James 2000

When you go, your steps shall not be hindered; and when you run, you shall not stumble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When you walk}, your step will not be hampered, and if you run, you will not stumble.

Modern King James verseion

When you go, your steps shall not be narrowed, and when you run, you shall not stumble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So that if thou goest therein, there shall no straitness hinder thee: and when thou runnest, thou shalt not fall.

NET Bible

When you walk, your steps will not be hampered, and when you run, you will not stumble.

New Heart English Bible

When you go, your steps will not be hampered. When you run, you will not stumble.

The Emphasized Bible

When thou walkest, thy step shall not be hemmed in, and, if thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

Webster

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.

World English Bible

When you go, your steps will not be hampered. When you run, you will not stumble.

Youngs Literal Translation

In thy walking thy step is not straitened, And if thou runnest, thou stumblest not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When thou goest
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

צעד 
Tsa`ad 
step, pace, goings, go
Usage: 14

shall not be straitened
יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 8

and when thou runnest
רוּץ 
Ruwts 
Usage: 103

Context Readings

The Right Path

11 I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in paths of uprightness. 12 When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; And if thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble. 13 Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: Keep her; for she is thy life.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:23

Then shalt thou walk in thy way securely, And thy foot shall not stumble.

Psalm 18:36

Thou hast enlarged my steps under me, And my feet have not slipped.

2 Samuel 22:37

Thou hast enlarged my steps under me; And my feet have not slipped.

Job 18:7-8

The steps of his strength shall be straitened, And his own counsel shall cast him down.

Psalm 91:11-12

For he will give his angels charge over thee, To keep thee in all thy ways.

Psalm 119:165

Great peace have they that love thy law; And they have no occasion of stumbling.

Proverbs 4:19

The way of the wicked is as darkness: They know not at what they stumble.

Proverbs 6:22

When thou walkest, it shall lead thee; When thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee; And when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

Jeremiah 31:9

They shall come with weeping; and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by rivers of waters, in a straight way wherein they shall not stumble; for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my first-born.

John 11:9-10

Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If a man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.

Romans 9:32-33

Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by works. They stumbled at the stone of stumbling;

1 Peter 2:8

and, A stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence; for they stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.

1 John 2:10-11

He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is no occasion of stumbling in him.

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