King James Version
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden 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.
World English Bible
The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.
Young's Literal Translation
His own iniquities do capture the wicked, And with the ropes of his sin he is holden.
Proverbs 5:22 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
sins: Heb. sin
His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.Proverbs 5:22 Parallel Commentaries
LibrarySinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot …
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Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
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But if ye will not do so, behold, ye have sinned against the LORD: and be sure your sin will find you out.
And when the men of Israel turned again, the men of Benjamin were amazed: for they saw that evil was come upon them.
He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.
The heathen are sunk down in the pit that they made: in the net which they hid is their own foot taken.
For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.
Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
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