Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

She does not ponder the path of life; Her ways are unstable, she does not know it.

King James Version

Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, that thou canst not know them.

Holman Bible

She doesn't consider the path of life; she doesn't know that her ways are unstable.

International Standard Version

You aren't thinking about where her life is headed; her steps wander, but you do not realize it.

A Conservative Version

so that she does not find the level path of life. Her ways are unstable, [and] she does not know.

American Standard Version

So that she findeth not the level path of life: Her ways are unstable, and'she knoweth it not.

Amplified

She loses sight of and walks not in the path of life; her ways wind about aimlessly, and you cannot know them.

Bible in Basic English

She never keeps her mind on the road of life; her ways are uncertain, she has no knowledge.

Darby Translation

Lest she should ponder the path of life, her ways wander, she knoweth not whither.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

lest thou should ponder the path of life, her ways are unstable; thou shalt not know them.

Julia Smith Translation

Lest thou shalt make level the path of life, her tracks wavered; thou wilt not know.

King James 2000

Lest you should ponder the path of life, her ways are unstable, that you can not know them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She does not observe the path of life; her ways wander, [and] she does not know [it].

Modern King James verseion

lest you should meditate on the path of life, her tracks are movable; you cannot know them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She regardeth not the path of life, so unsteadfast are her ways, that thou canst not know them.

NET Bible

Lest she should make level the path leading to life, her paths are unstable but she does not know it.

New Heart English Bible

She gives no thought to the way of life. Her ways are crooked, and she doesn't know it.

The Emphasized Bible

Lest, the path of life, she should ponder, her tracks have wandered she knoweth not whither .

Webster

Lest thou shouldst ponder the path of life, her ways are movable, that thou canst not know them.

World English Bible

She gives no thought to the way of life. Her ways are crooked, and she doesn't know it.

Youngs Literal Translation

The path of life -- lest thou ponder, Moved have her paths -- thou knowest not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
פּלס 
Palac 
Usage: 6

the path
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

מעגּלה מעגּל 
Ma`gal 
Usage: 16

נוּע 
Nuwa` 
Usage: 40

Context Readings

Avoid Seduction

5 Her feet go down to death, Her steps take hold of Sheol. 6 She does not ponder the path of life; Her ways are unstable, she does not know it. 7 Now then, my sons, listen to me And do not depart from the words of my mouth.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:26

Watch the path of your feet And all your ways will be established.

Psalm 16:11

You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.

Psalm 119:59

I considered my ways And turned my feet to Your testimonies.

Proverbs 5:21

For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD, And He watches all his paths.

Proverbs 6:12-13

A worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,

Proverbs 7:10-21

And behold, a woman comes to meet him, Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.

Proverbs 11:19

He who is steadfast in righteousness will attain to life, And he who pursues evil will bring about his own death.

Proverbs 30:20

This is the way of an adulterous woman: She eats and wipes her mouth, And says, "I have done no wrong."

2 Thessalonians 2:9-10

that is, the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,

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