New Living Translation
Don't trust anyone--not your best friend or even your wife!
King James Bible
Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
Darby Bible Translation
Believe ye not in a companion, put not confidence in a familiar friend: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.
World English Bible
Don't trust in a neighbor. Don't put confidence in a friend. With the woman lying in your embrace, be careful of the words of your mouth!
Young's Literal Translation
Believe not in a friend, trust not in a leader, From her who is lying in thy bosom keep the openings of thy mouth.
Micah 7:5 Parallel
CommentaryMicah 7:5 Parallel Commentaries
In sharp contrast with the reckless rule of Ahaz was the reformation wrought during the prosperous reign of his son. Hezekiah came to the throne determined to do all in his power to save Judah from the fate that was overtaking the northern kingdom. The messages of the prophets offered no encouragement to halfway measures. Only by most decided reformation could be threatened judgments be averted. In the crisis, Hezekiah proved to be a man of opportunity. No sooner had he ascended the throne than he …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
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Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely, the one who shared my food, has turned against me.
Take control of what I say, O LORD, and guard my lips.
"Beware of your neighbor! Don't even trust your brother! For brother takes advantage of brother, and friend slanders friend.
She sobs through the night; tears stream down her cheeks. Among all her lovers, there is no one left to comfort her. All her friends have betrayed her and become her enemies.
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