Proverbs 12:26
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
The godly give good advice to their friends; the wicked lead them astray.

King James Bible
The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

Darby Bible Translation
The righteous guideth his neighbour; but the way of the wicked misleadeth them.

World English Bible
A righteous person is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

Young's Literal Translation
The righteous searcheth his companion, And the way of the wicked causeth them to err.

Proverbs 12:26 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

12:26 Neighbour - Than any other men. Seduceth - Heb. maketh them to err, to lose that excellency or happiness which they had promised themselves.

Proverbs 12:26 Parallel Commentaries

Library
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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