Proverbs 22:25

“Lest thou learne his wayes, and get a snare to thy soule.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.
- King James Version

Or you will learn his ways And find a snare for yourself.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Lest thou learn this ways, And get a snare to thy soul.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For fear of learning his ways and making a net ready for your soul.
- Basic English Bible

lest thou learn his paths, and get a snare to thy soul.
- Darby Bible

Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.
- Webster's Bible

lest you learn his ways, and ensnare your soul.
- World English Bible

Lest thou learn his paths, And have received a snare to thy soul.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 22

  • Unknown
    I believe in balance. For JESUS came that we have life and live to the full not destitute or a vagabond. But not materialistic or greedy with our wealth. I believe we should understand that money in good hands is a good thing but in greedy selfish ways is bad. So we should always live in our means and strive for better living and to help others who are hurting like your neighbors!
  • BSP
    Verse 17 encourages us to listen to the words of wise ones. The Bible is the major source of wisdom that we can turn to.
  • Barbsra
    Very good can't wait for tomorrow ty
  • BSP
    Children need parental guidance and discipline. The child still has free will and will ultimately have to decide what he or she will do, but they are more likely to follow the direction given from their parents if it is done so consistently and with love.
  • Vanessa
    Humble I pray for your son too, I know how hard it is with children you can lead them, and show them,but until they see for themselves, we pray to our Father and Lord to intercede. it's rough times , they are told they can do and be anything and it's ok, breaks my heart , how blind they live, I pray to God always to open their eyes for I have failed.
  • BSP
    Verse 4: There are many rewards from God for the person who is humble and fears him.

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