New International Version
Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,
King James Bible
To deliver thee from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaketh froward things;
Darby Bible Translation
To deliver thee from the way of evil, from the man that speaketh froward things;
World English Bible
to deliver you from the way of evil, from the men who speak perverse things;
Young's Literal Translation
To deliver thee from an evil way, From any speaking froward things,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The man that speaketh froward things - תהפכות tahpuchoth, things of subverston; from תפך taphach, to turn or change the course of a thing. Men who wish to subvert the state of things, whether civil or religious; who are seditious themselves, and wish to make others so. These speak much of liberty and oppression, deal greatly in broad assertions, and endeavor especially to corrupt the minds of youth.
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PROVERBS ii. 2, 3, 5. If thou incline thine ear to wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after wisdom, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. We shall see something curious in the last of these verses, when we compare it with one in the chapter before. The chapter before says, that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. That if we wish to be wise at all, we must BEGIN by …
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
A troublemaker and a villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.
Your eyes will see strange sights, and your mind will imagine confusing things.
Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.
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