New American Standard Bible
He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He hears the oath but tells nothing.
King James Bible
Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
Darby Bible Translation
Whoso shareth with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration, and declareth not.
World English Bible
Whoever is an accomplice of a thief is an enemy of his own soul. He takes an oath, but dares not testify.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is sharing with a thief is hating his own soul, Execration he heareth, and telleth not.
Proverbs 29:24 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
On the first discovery of the theft, the person wronged Judges 17:2, or the judge of the city (marginal reference), pronounced a solemn curse on the thief and on all who, knowing the offender, were unwilling to give evidence against him. The accomplice of the thief hears that curse, and yet is silent, and so falls under it, and "destroys his own soul."
LibraryThe 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...
Now if a person sins after he hears a public adjuration to testify when he is a witness, whether he has seen or otherwise known, if he does not tell it, then he will bear his guilt.
1 Samuel 20:2
He said to him, "Far from it, you shall not die. Behold, my father does nothing either great or small without disclosing it to me. So why should my father hide this thing from me? It is not so!"
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