New American Standard Bible
His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.
King James Bible
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.
Darby Bible Translation
His own iniquities shall take the wicked, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.
World English Bible
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.
Young's Literal Translation
His own iniquities do capture the wicked, And with the ropes of his sin he is holden.
Proverbs 5:22 Parallel
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 …
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"But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the LORD, and be sure your sin will find you out.
Then the men of Israel turned, and the men of Benjamin were terrified; for they saw that disaster was close to them.
He has dug a pit and hollowed it out, And has fallen into the hole which he made.
The nations have sunk down in the pit which they have made; In the net which they hid, their own foot has been caught.
For evils beyond number have surrounded me; My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see; They are more numerous than the hairs of my head, And my heart has failed me.
"So they shall eat of the fruit of their own way And be satiated with their own devices.
"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.
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