Proverbs 29:25
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New American Standard Bible
The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.

King James Bible
The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.

Darby Bible Translation
The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected.

World English Bible
The fear of man proves to be a snare, but whoever puts his trust in Yahweh is kept safe.

Young's Literal Translation
Fear of man causeth a snare, And the confident in Jehovah is set on high.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The confusion and wretchedness in which the fear of what men can do entangles us, is contrasted with the security of one, who not only "fears" the Lord, so as to avoid offending Him, but trusts in Him as his protector and guide.

Proverbs 29:25 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Baptismal Covenant Can be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
We have gone "to the Law and to the Testimony" to find out what the nature and benefits of Baptism are. We have gathered out of the Word all the principal passages bearing on this subject. We have grouped them together, and studied them side by side. We have noticed that their sense is uniform, clear, and strong. Unless we are willing to throw aside all sound principles of interpretation, we can extract from the words of inspiration only one meaning, and that is that the baptized child is, by virtue
G. H. Gerberding—The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church

For, Concerning False Witness, which is Set Down in the Ten Commands of The...
36. For, concerning false witness, which is set down in the ten commands of the Law, it can indeed in no wise be contended that love of truth may at heart be preserved, and false witness brought forth to him unto whom the witness is borne. For, when it is said to God only, then it is only in the heart that the truth is to be embraced: but when it is said to man, then must we with the mouth also of the body bring forth truth, because man is not an inspector of the heart. But then, touching the witness
St. Augustine—On Lying

Cross References
Luke 12:4
"I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do.

John 12:42
Nevertheless many even of the rulers believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they were not confessing Him, for fear that they would be put out of the synagogue;

John 12:43
for they loved the approval of men rather than the approval of God.

Genesis 12:12
and when the Egyptians see you, they will say, 'This is his wife'; and they will kill me, but they will let you live.

Genesis 20:2
Abraham said of Sarah his wife, "She is my sister." So Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Genesis 26:7
When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "my wife," thinking, "the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful."

Deuteronomy 1:17
'You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God's. The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.'

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