Proverbs 29:5
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New American Standard Bible
A man who flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps.

King James Bible
A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.

Darby Bible Translation
A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his steps.

World English Bible
A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

Young's Literal Translation
A man taking a portion above his neighbour, Spreadeth a net for his own steps.

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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
Psalm 5:9
There is nothing reliable in what they say; Their inward part is destruction itself. Their throat is an open grave; They flatter with their tongue.

Psalm 36:2
For it flatters him in his own eyes Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.

Proverbs 26:28
A lying tongue hates those it crushes, And a flattering mouth works ruin.

Proverbs 28:23
He who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor Than he who flatters with the tongue.

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