New American Standard Bible
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor, But the way of the wicked leads 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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Is more excellent than - Rather, the just man guides his neighbor.
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To Pastors and Teachers If all who laboured for the conversion of others were to introduce them immediately into Prayer and the Interior Life, and make it their main design to gain and win over the heart, numberless as well as permanent conversions would certainly ensue. On the contrary, few and transient fruits must attend that labour which is confined to outward matters; such as burdening the disciple with a thousand precepts for external exercises, instead of leaving the soul to Christ by the …
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