Proverbs 5:22
Modern Translations
New International Version
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare them; the cords of their sins hold them fast.

New Living Translation
An evil man is held captive by his own sins; they are ropes that catch and hold him.

English Standard Version
The iniquities of the wicked ensnare him, and he is held fast in the cords of his sin.

Berean Study Bible
The iniquities of a wicked man entrap him; the cords of his sin entangle him.

New American Standard Bible
His own wrongdoings will trap the wicked, And he will be held by the ropes of his sin.

NASB 1995
His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

NASB 1977
His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Amplified Bible
The iniquities done by a wicked man will trap him, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Christian Standard Bible
A wicked man’s iniquities will trap him; he will become tangled in the ropes of his own sin.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wicked man's iniquities entrap him; he is entangled in the ropes of his own sin.

Contemporary English Version
Sinners are trapped and caught by their own evil deeds.

Good News Translation
The sins of the wicked are a trap. They get caught in the net of their own sin.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A wicked person will be trapped by his own wrongs, and he will be caught in the ropes of his own sin.

International Standard Version
The wicked person's iniquities will capture him, and he will be held with the cords of his sin.

NET Bible
The wicked will be captured by his own iniquities, and he will be held by the cords of his own sin.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.

New King James Version
His own iniquities entrap the wicked man, And he is caught in the cords of his sin.

King James 2000 Bible
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

New Heart English Bible
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.

World English Bible
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.

American King James Version
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

American Standard Version
His own iniquities shall take the wicked, And he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.

A Faithful Version
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

Darby Bible Translation
His own iniquities shall take the wicked, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.

English Revised Version
His own iniquities shall take the wicked, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.

Webster's Bible Translation
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be held with the cords of his sins.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
His owne iniquities shall take the wicked himselfe, and he shall be holden with the cordes of his owne sinne.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
The wickednes of the vngodly shall catche him selfe, and with the snares of his owne sinne shall he be trapped.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
The wickednesses of the vngodly shal catch himself, and with the snares of his owne synnes shal he be trapped.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
His own iniquities capture the wicked, "" And he is holden with the ropes of his sin.

Young's Literal Translation
His own iniquities do capture the wicked, And with the ropes of his sin he is holden.

Smith's Literal Translation
His iniquities shall take the unjust one, and with the cords of his sins shall he be held fast.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
His own iniquities catch the wicked, and he is fast bound with the ropes of his own sins.

Catholic Public Domain Version
His own iniquities take hold of the impious, and he is bound by the cords of his own sins.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
The evil man will be held captive in his debts and he will be bound in the cords of his sins.

Lamsa Bible
The wicked shall be caught by his own iniquities, and he will be bound with the cords of his sins.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
His own iniquities shall ensnare the wicked, And he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Iniquities ensnare a man, and every one is bound in the chains of his own sins.








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