New International Version
A violent person entices their neighbor and leads them down a path that is not good.
King James Bible
A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.
Darby Bible Translation
A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.
World English Bible
A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.
Young's Literal Translation
A violent man enticeth his neighbour, And hath causeth him to go in a way not good.
Proverbs 16:29 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
An ungodly man diggeth up evil - How will the following suit?
Effodiuntur opes irritamenta malorum
"Wealth, the incitement to all evil, is digged up out the earth."
A wicked man labors as much to bring about an evil purpose, as the quarryman does to dig up stones.
In his lips - a burning fire - His words are as inflammable, in producing strife and contention among his neighbors, as fire is in igniting dry stubble.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryApril 27. "The Sweetness of the Lips" (Prov. xvi. 21).
"The sweetness of the lips" (Prov. xvi. 21). Spiritual conditions are inseparably connected with our physical life. The flow of the divine life-currents may be interrupted by a little clot of blood; the vital current may leak out through a very trifling wound. If you want to keep the health of Christ, keep from all spiritual sores, from all heart wounds and irritations. One hour of fretting will wear out more vitality than a week of work; and one minute of malignity, or rankling jealousy or envy …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
What I Think of Myself and what God Thinks of Me
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
The Providence of God
My son, if sinful men entice you, do not give in to them.
With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, but through knowledge the righteous escape.
The righteous choose their friends carefully, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.
A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.
Whoever winks with their eye is plotting perversity; whoever purses their lips is bent on evil.
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