New International Version
Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out.
King James Bible
He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
Darby Bible Translation
He that walketh in integrity walketh securely; but he that perverteth his ways shall be known.
World English Bible
He who walks blamelessly walks surely, but he who perverts his ways will be found out.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is walking in integrity walketh confidently, And whoso is perverting his ways is known.
Proverbs 10:9 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that walketh uprightly - The upright man is always safe; he has not two characters to support; he goes straight forward, and is never afraid of detection, because he has never been influenced by hypocrisy or deceit.
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LibraryThe Two-Fold Aspect of the Divine Working
'The way of the Lord is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.'--PROVERBS x. 29. You observe that the words 'shall be,' in the last clause, are a supplement. They are quite unnecessary, and in fact they rather hinder the sense. They destroy the completeness of the antithesis between the two halves of the verse. If you leave them out, and suppose that the 'way of the Lord' is what is spoken of in both clauses, you get a far deeper and fuller meaning. 'The way …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sanctions of Moral Law, Natural and Governmental.
How the Simple and the Crafty are to be Admonished.
Letter xv (Circa A. D. 1129) to Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin
"So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
1 Timothy 5:25
In the same way, good deeds are obvious, and even those that are not obvious cannot remain hidden forever.
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble.
Their malice may be concealed by deception, but their wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.
The one whose walk is blameless is kept safe, but the one whose ways are perverse will fall into the pit.
Those who walk righteously and speak what is right, who reject gain from extortion and keep their hands from accepting bribes, who stop their ears against plots of murder and shut their eyes against contemplating evil--
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