New American Standard Bible
He who quarries stones may be hurt by them, and he who splits logs may be endangered by them.
King James Bible
Whoso removeth stones shall be hurt therewith; and he that cleaveth wood shall be endangered thereby.
Darby Bible Translation
Whoso removeth stones is hurt therewith; he that cleaveth wood is endangered thereby.
World English Bible
Whoever carves out stones may be injured by them. Whoever splits wood may be endangered thereby.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is removing stones is grieved by them, Whoso is cleaving trees endangered by them.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Be endangered - Rather: "cut himself."
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
He who digs a pit may fall into it, and a serpent may bite him who breaks through a wall.
If the axe is dull and he does not sharpen its edge, then he must exert more strength. Wisdom has the advantage of giving success.
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