Proverbs 4:12

“When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitned, and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.”

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Other Translations

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

When you walk, your steps will not be impeded; And if you run, you will not stumble.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; And if thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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

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

When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
- Webster's Bible

When you go, your steps will not be hampered. When you run, you will not stumble.
- World English Bible

In thy walking thy step is not straitened, And if thou runnest, thou stumblest not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When thou goest, thy step shall not be straitened; and if thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.
  • Sg
    For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Oh Doing God’s will is eating Godss meat.
  • Bill
    How wonderful is this chapter? How concise it is leaving nothing to doubt about the believer's response to evil and entering into or near to evil. Thank you Lord for these words.

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