Proverbs 26:19
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King James Version
So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

Darby Bible Translation
so is a man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am I not in sport?

World English Bible
is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "Am I not joking?"

Young's Literal Translation
So hath a man deceived his neighbour, And hath said, 'Am not I playing?'

Proverbs 26:19 Parallel
Commentary
Geneva Study Bible

So is the man that deceiveth {i} his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

(i) Who disguises himself to be that which he is not.Proverbs 26:19 Parallel Commentaries

Library
We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
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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