King James Version
He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.
Darby Bible Translation
He that diggeth a pit falleth into it; and whoso breaketh down a hedge, a serpent biteth him.
World English Bible
He who digs a pit may fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is digging a pit falleth into it, And whoso is breaking a hedge, a serpent biteth him.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.Ecclesiastes 10:8 Parallel Commentaries
Library"For they that are after the Flesh do Mind,"
Rom. viii. s 5, 6.--"For they that are after the flesh do mind," &c. "For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace." There are many differences among men in this world, that, as to outward appearance, are great and wide, and indeed they are so eagerly pursued, and seriously minded by men, as if they were great and momentous. You see what a strife and contention there is among men, how to be extracted out of the dregs of the multitude, and set a little higher …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or, a Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ, to his Poor Servant, John Bunyan
Luther Before the Diet
He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.
The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgressors shall be taken in their own naughtiness.
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby.
As if a man did flee from a lion, and a bear met him; or went into the house, and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.
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