Proverbs 29:10
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New American Standard Bible
Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life.

King James Bible
The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.

Darby Bible Translation
The bloodthirsty hate the perfect, but the upright care for his soul.

World English Bible
The bloodthirsty hate a man of integrity; and they seek the life of the upright.

Young's Literal Translation
Men of blood hate the perfect, And the upright seek his soul.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Seek his soul - i. e., "Care for, watch over, his life" (compare Psalm 142:4).

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The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
1 John 3:12
not as Cain, who was of the evil one and slew his brother. And for what reason did he slay him? Because his deeds were evil, and his brother's were righteous.

Genesis 4:5
but for Cain and for his offering He had no regard. So Cain became very angry and his countenance fell.

Psalm 59:2
Deliver me from those who do iniquity And save me from men of bloodshed.

Proverbs 29:9
When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.

Proverbs 29:27
An unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.

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