Proverbs 6:5

“Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 6:5

Deliuer thy selfe as a Roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Deliver yourself like a gazelle from {the hunter's} hand And like a bird from the hand of the fowler.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand `of the hunter', And as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Make yourself free, like the roe from the hand of the archer, and the bird from him who puts a net for her.
- Basic English Bible

deliver thyself as a gazelle from the hand [of the hunter], and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
- Darby Bible

Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
- Webster's Bible

Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.
- World English Bible

Be delivered as a roe from the hand, And as a bird from the hand of a fowler.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Deliver thyself as a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 6:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:5


6:3 Hand - Into the power. Friend - Of the debtor, for whom, as being thy friend, thou didst become surety; whereby thou art in his power, by his neglect or unfaithfulness, to expose thee to the payment of the debt. Make sure - Or, and prevail with thy friend, strive to win him by thine incessant and earnest solicitations.

6:4 Give not sleep - Until thou hast taken care for the discharge of this obligation.

6:6 Go - This is a distinct precept; and it is for the most part as needless to seek, as hard to find, coherence in the proverbs.


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