New International Version
Seldom set foot in your neighbor's house-- too much of you, and they will hate you.
King James Bible
Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.
Darby Bible Translation
Let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee and hate thee.
World English Bible
Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, lest he be weary of you, and hate you.
Young's Literal Translation
Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's house, Lest he be satiated with thee, and have hated thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Withdraw thy foot - Another proverb will illustrate this: "Too much familiarity breeds contempt."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
withdraw thy foot from thy neighbour's or let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbour's
LibraryAn Unwalled City
'He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.'--PROVERBS xxv. 28. The text gives us a picture of a state of society when an unwalled city is no place for men to dwell in. In the Europe of today there are still fortified places, but for the most part, battlements are turned into promenades; the gateways are gateless; the sweet flowers blooming where armed feet used to tread; and men live securely without bolts and bars. But their spirits cannot yet …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
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If you find honey, eat just enough-- too much of it, and you will vomit.
Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor.
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