New American Standard Bible
Let your foot rarely be in your neighbor's house, Or he will become weary of you and hate you.
King James Bible
Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee and hate thee.
World English Bible
Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, lest he be weary of you, and hate you.
Young's Literal Translation
Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house, Lest he be satiated with thee, and have hated thee.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Let thy foot be seldom in the house of thy friend, etc. Though thy visits were sweet as honey, he may soon learn to loathe them.
A sermon (No. 2866) delivered on Thursday Evening, January 6th, 1876, by C.H. Spurgeon at The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country."--Proverbs 25:25. This is a text for summertime rather than for a winter's evening. It is only on one of our hottest summer days that we could fully appreciate the illustration here employed; we need to be parched with thirst to be able to feel the value of cold waters to quench our thirst. At the same …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Epistle Xlii. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
The Ninth Commandment
Have you found honey? Eat only what you need, That you not have it in excess and vomit it.
Like a club and a sword and a sharp arrow Is a man who bears false witness against his neighbor.
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