Proverbs 6:17
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English Standard Version
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

King James Bible
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

American Standard Version
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

English Revised Version
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood;

Webster's Bible Translation
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The point of comparison, 11a, is the unforeseen, as in quick march or assault (Bttcher), and 11b the hostile and irretrievable surprise; for a man in armour, as Hitzig remarks, brings no good in his armour: he assails the opponent, and he who is without defence yields to him without the possibility of withstanding him. The lxx translate כאישׁ מגן by ὥσπερ ἀγαθὸς δρομεύς (cf. δρομεύς equals מני־ארג, Job 7:6, lxx, Aq.), for what reason we know not. After Proverbs 6:11 they interpose two other lines: "but if thou art assiduous, thy harvest will come to thee as a fountain, but want will go away ὥσπερ κακὸς δρομεύς." Also this "bad runner" we must let go; for Lagarde's retranslation, ומחסרך כחשׁ בּאישׁ נמג, no one can understand. The four lines, Proverbs 6:10, Proverbs 6:11 are repeated in the appendix of Words of the Wise, Proverbs 24:33.; and if this appendix originated in the time of Hezekiah, they may have been taken therefrom by the poet, the editor of the older Book of Proverbs. Instead of כמהלּך, מתהלך is there used (so comes forward thy poverty, i.e., again and again, but certainly moving forward); and instead of מחסרך, מחסריך is written, as also here, Proverbs 6:6, for משׁנתך is found the variant משׁנתיך with Jod as mater lectionis of the pausal Segol.

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a proud look

Proverbs 30:13 There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.

Psalm 10:4 The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.

Psalm 18:27 For you will save the afflicted people; but will bring down high looks.

Psalm 73:6-8 Therefore pride compasses them about as a chain; violence covers them as a garment...

Psalm 101:5 Whoever privately slanders his neighbor, him will I cut off: him that has an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer.

Psalm 131:1 Lord, my heart is not haughty, nor my eyes lofty: neither do I exercise myself in great matters, or in things too high for me.

Isaiah 2:11 The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down...

Isaiah 3:9,16 The show of their countenance does witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not...

1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, you younger, submit yourselves to the elder. Yes, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility...


Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

Proverbs 14:5 A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies.

Proverbs 26:28 A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth works ruin.

Psalm 5:6 You shall destroy them that speak leasing: the LORD will abhor the bloody and deceitful man.

Psalm 120:2,3 Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue...

Hosea 4:1,2 Hear the word of the LORD, you children of Israel: for the LORD has a controversy with the inhabitants of the land...

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning...

Revelation 22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and fornicators, and murderers, and idolaters, and whoever loves and makes a lie.

and hands

Proverbs 1:11 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privately for the innocent without cause:

Deuteronomy 27:25 Cursed be he that takes reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.

2 Kings 24:4 And also for the innocent blood that he shed: for he filled Jerusalem with innocent blood; which the LORD would not pardon.

Isaiah 1:15 And when you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you: yes, when you make many prayers, I will not hear...

Isaiah 59:3-6 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 19:10
lest innocent blood be shed in your land that the LORD your God is giving you for an inheritance, and so the guilt of bloodshed be upon you.

Psalm 18:27
For you save a humble people, but the haughty eyes you bring down.

Psalm 31:18
Let the lying lips be mute, which speak insolently against the righteous in pride and contempt.

Psalm 101:5
Whoever slanders his neighbor secretly I will destroy. Whoever has a haughty look and an arrogant heart I will not endure.

Psalm 120:2
Deliver me, O LORD, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.

Proverbs 1:16
for their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

Proverbs 6:16
There are six things that the LORD hates, seven that are an abomination to him:

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