Proverbs 7:23

“Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Til a dart strike through his liuer, as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Until an arrow pierces through his liver; As a bird hastens to the snare, So he does not know that it {will cost him} his life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Till an arrow strike through his liver; As a bird hasteth to the snare, And knoweth not that it is for his life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like a bird falling into a net; with no thought that his life is in danger, till an arrow goes into his side.
- Basic English Bible

till an arrow strike through his liver: as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for its life.
- Darby Bible

Till a dart striketh through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
- Webster's Bible

Until an arrow strikes through his liver, as a bird hurries to the snare, and doesn't know that it will cost his life.
- World English Bible

Till an arrow doth split his liver, As a bird hath hastened unto a snare, And hath not known that it [is] for its life.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Till an arrow strike through his liver; as a bird hasteneth to the snare-- and knoweth not that it is at the cost of his life.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 7:23


7:23 His liver - His vital parts, 'till his life be lost.


Discussion for Proverbs 7:23

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