New International Version
If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for innocent blood, let's ambush some harmless soul;
King James Bible
If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
Darby Bible Translation
If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
World English Bible
If they say, "Come with us, Let's lay in wait for blood; let's lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
Young's Literal Translation
If they say, 'Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause,
Proverbs 1:11 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
If they say, Come with us - From all accounts, this is precisely the way in which the workers of iniquity form their partisans, and constitute their marauding societies to the present day.
Let us lay wait for blood - Let us rob and murder.
Let us lurk privily - Let us lie in ambush for our prey.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
let us lay
let us lurk
LibraryA Young Man's Best Counsellor
'The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2. To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3. To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4. To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion, 5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Preface to the Reader.
How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
He lies in wait near the villages; from ambush he murders the innocent. His eyes watch in secret for his victims;
These men lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush only themselves!
The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.
"Among my people are the wicked who lie in wait like men who snare birds and like those who set traps to catch people.
Jump to PreviousAmbush Blood Cause Designs Good Harmless Innocent Let's Lie Privily Secretly Someone's Soul Upright Wait Wantonly Watch Waylay
Jump to NextAmbush Blood Cause Designs Good Harmless Innocent Let's Lie Privily Secretly Someone's Soul Upright Wait Wantonly Watch Waylay
LinksProverbs 1:11 NIV
Proverbs 1:11 NLT
Proverbs 1:11 ESV
Proverbs 1:11 NASB
Proverbs 1:11 KJV
Proverbs 1:11 Bible Apps
Proverbs 1:11 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 1:11 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 1:11 French Bible
Proverbs 1:11 German Bible
Proverbs 1:11 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.