|New International Version (© 2011)|
Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; if someone rolls a stone, it will roll back on them.
King James Bible
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
American Standard Version
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; And he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is digging a pit falleth into it, And the roller of a stone, to him it turneth.
Proverbs 26:27 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Whoso diggeth a pit - See note on Psalm 7:15. There is a Latin proverb like this: Malum consilium consultori pessimum, "A bad counsel, but worst to the giver." Harm watch; harm catch.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 28:10 Whoever causes the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit...
Esther 7:10 So they hanged Haman on the gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. Then was the king's wrath pacified.
Psalm 7:15,16 He made a pit, and dig it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made...
Psalm 9:15 The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
Psalm 10:2 The wicked in his pride does persecute the poor: let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Psalm 57:6 They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dig a pit before me...
Ecclesiastes 10:8 He that digs a pit shall fall into it; and whoever breaks an hedge, a serpent shall bite him.
Proverbs 26:27 Parallel CommentariesDiggeth Digging Digs Earth Fall Falleth Falling Hole Makes Pit Roll Roller Rolling Rolls Stone Therein TurnethDiggeth Digging Digs Earth Fall Falleth Falling Hole Makes Pit Roll Roller Rolling Rolls Stone Therein TurnethTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Esther 7:10 So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai. Then the king's fury subsided.
Psalm 57:6 They spread a net for my feet-- I was bowed down in distress. They dug a pit in my path-- but they have fallen into it themselves.
Proverbs 28:10 Whoever leads the upright along an evil path will fall into their own trap, but the blameless will receive a good inheritance.
Ecclesiastes 10:8 Whoever digs a pit may fall into it; whoever breaks through a wall may be bitten by a snake.