Proverbs 22:5
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.

King James Bible
Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.

Darby Bible Translation
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that keepeth his soul holdeth himself far from them.

World English Bible
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.

Young's Literal Translation
Thorns -- snares are in the way of the perverse, Whoso is keeping his soul is far from them.

Proverbs 22:5 Parallel
Commentary

Proverbs 22:5 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions.
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Proverbs 22:4
Top of Page
Top of Page