Proverbs 12:26
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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.

Proverbs 12:26 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Is more excellent than - Rather, the just man guides his neighbor.

Proverbs 12:26 Parallel Commentaries

To Pastors and Teachers
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
Madame Guyon—A Short and Easy Method of Prayer

The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
2 Tim. iii. 16.--"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness." We told you that there was nothing more necessary to know than what our end is, and what the way is that leads to that end. We see the most part of men walking at random,--running an uncertain race,--because they do not propose unto themselves a certain scope to aim at, and whither to direct their whole course. According to men's particular
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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