Proverbs 29:6
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New American Standard Bible
By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.

King James Bible
In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

Darby Bible Translation
In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare; but the righteous shall sing and rejoice.

World English Bible
An evil man is snared by his sin, but the righteous can sing and be glad.

Young's Literal Translation
In the transgression of the evil is a snare, And the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

While the offence of the wicked, rising out of a confirmed habit of evil, becomes snare for his destruction; the righteous, even if he offend, is forgiven and can still rejoice in his freedom from condemnation. The second clause is taken by some as entirely contrasted with the first; it expresses the joy of one whose conscience is void of offence, and who is in no danger of falling into the snare.

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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
Exodus 15:1
Then Moses and the sons of Israel sang this song to the LORD, and said, "I will sing to the LORD, for He is highly exalted; The horse and its rider He has hurled into the sea.

Judges 20:41
Then the men of Israel turned, and the men of Benjamin were terrified; for they saw that disaster was close to them.

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

Ecclesiastes 9:12
Moreover, man does not know his time: like fish caught in a treacherous net and birds trapped in a snare, so the sons of men are ensnared at an evil time when it suddenly falls on them.

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