King James Version
Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.
Darby Bible Translation
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.
World English Bible
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.
Young's Literal Translation
Thorns -- snares are in the way of the perverse, Whoso is keeping his soul is far from them.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.Proverbs 22:5 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions. …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
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