Proverbs 1:11

“If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If they say, Come with vs, let vs lay wait for blood, let vs lurke priuily for the innocent without cause:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

If they say, "Come with us, Let us lie in wait for blood, Let us ambush the innocent without cause;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If they say, Come with us, Let us lay wait for blood; Let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause;
- American Standard Version (1901)

If they say, Come with us; let us make designs against the good, waiting secretly for the upright, without cause;
- Basic English Bible

If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
- Darby Bible

If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
- Webster's Bible

If they say, "Come with us, Let's lay in wait for blood; let's lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
- World English Bible

If they say, `Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause,
- Youngs Literal Bible

If they say: 'Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood, let us lurk for the innocent without cause;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 1

  • Bobby
    Psalm 019;14 applies, Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be example in word and in truth .
  • Felicia
    Proverbs chapter 1 should be read by our children! It gives them great instruction to follow!
  • Ras Allen
    Solomon begins with the importance of applying wisdom and respect for the most high Jah.
  • Irene123
    V. 4 - I had th'ot for a long time the word 'simple' referred to what we call mentally challenged. It's not that at all, nor was it a person that corrected me, it was the Lord Himself; He does that for us; He is so wonderful, but to get back - simple refers to a mind uncluttered with worldly - junk, and pre-conceived ideas of God and His Word.
  • Peter
    2 But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.
    I got it right this time. This is the verse that I like. It is psalm, I also like psalm 23 a lot; and I thought that there was one proverb that I liked a lot. Oh yes I know what happen, I was right, this is my favourite proverb. but I was looking for the verse above and so I c what happened. FunnyLOLhaHa
  • Peter
    I don't know how I made the mistake but it the next proverb that i frequently read and love; not that i don't also love or like this one, it is just that I like the other one better maybe I like to think and or i just think that I do think of God's word day and night. I think that i do but I don' dwell on it because I still have to do other things and they are all good or Okay I suppose;

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