New American Standard Bible
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.
King James Bible
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.
Proverbs 22:5 Parallel
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
He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.
The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.
By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.
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