New American Standard Bible
For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD, And He watches all his paths.
King James Bible
For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.
Darby Bible Translation
For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah, and he pondereth all his paths.
World English Bible
For the ways of man are before the eyes of Yahweh. He examines all his paths.
Young's Literal Translation
For over-against the eyes of Jehovah are the ways of each, And all his paths He is pondering.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
One more warning. The sin is not against man, nor dependent on man's detection only. The secret sin is open before the eyes of Yahweh. In the balance of His righteous judgment are weighed all human acts.
Pondereth - Note the recurrence of the word used of the harlot herself (see Proverbs 1:6 note): she ponders not, God does.
LibrarySinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.
"For now You number my steps, You do not observe my sin.
"Does He not see my ways And number all my steps?
"For His eyes are upon the ways of a man, And He sees all his steps.
I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies, For all my ways are before You. Tav.
Watch the path of your feet And all your ways will be established.
She does not ponder the path of life; Her ways are unstable, she does not know it.
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