Proverbs 16:29
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New International Version
A violent person entices their neighbor and leads them down a path that is not good.

New Living Translation
Violent people mislead their companions, leading them down a harmful path.

English Standard Version
A man of violence entices his neighbor and leads him in a way that is not good.

Berean Study Bible
A violent man entices his neighbor and leads him down a path that is not good.

New American Standard Bible
A man of violence entices his neighbor And leads him in a way that is not good.

King James Bible
A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into the way that is not good.

Christian Standard Bible
A violent person lures his neighbor, leading him on a path that is not good.

Contemporary English Version
Don't trust violent people. They will mislead you to do the wrong thing.

Good News Translation
Violent people deceive their friends and lead them to disaster.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A violent man lures his neighbor, leading him in a way that is not good.

International Standard Version
A violent man entices his companion and leads him on a path that is not good.

NET Bible
A violent person entices his neighbor, and leads him down a path that is terrible.

New Heart English Bible
A man of violence entices his neighbor, and leads him in a way that is not good.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
An evil man entices his neighbor and leads him in a way that is not good.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A violent person misleads his neighbor and leads him on a path that is not good.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A man of violence enticeth his neighbour, And leadeth him into a way that is not good.

New American Standard 1977
A man of violence entices his neighbor, And leads him in a way that is not good.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The evil man flatters his neighbour and leads him into the way that is not good.

King James 2000 Bible
A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.

American King James Version
A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.

American Standard Version
A man of violence enticeth his neighbor, And leadeth him in a way that is not good.

Douay-Rheims Bible
An unjust man allureth his friend: and leadeth him into a way that is not good

Darby Bible Translation
A violent man enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him into a way that is not good.

English Revised Version
A man of violence enticeth his neighbour, and leadeth him in a way that is not good.

Webster's Bible Translation
A violent man enticeth his neighbor, and leadeth him into the 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.
Study Bible
The Reply of the Tongue is from the LORD
28A perverse man spreads dissension, and a gossip divides close friends. 29A violent man entices his neighbor and leads him down a path that is not good. 30He who winks his eye devises perversity; he who purses his lips is bent on evil.…
Cross References
Proverbs 1:10
My son, if sinners entice you, do not yield to them.

Proverbs 11:9
With his mouth the ungodly man destroys his neighbor, but through knowledge the righteous are rescued.

Proverbs 12:26
A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the ways of the wicked lead them astray.

Proverbs 16:28
A perverse man spreads dissension, and a gossip divides close friends.

Proverbs 16:30
He who winks his eye devises perversity; he who purses his lips is bent on evil.

Treasury of Scripture

A violent man entices his neighbor, and leads him into the way that is not good.

Proverbs 1:10-14 My son, if sinners entice you, consent you not…

Proverbs 2:12-15 To deliver you from the way of the evil man, from the man that speaks …

Proverbs 3:31 Envy you not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.

1 Samuel 19:11,17 Saul also sent messengers to David's house, to watch him, and to …

1 Samuel 22:7-9 Then Saul said to his servants that stood about him, Hear now, you Benjamites…

1 Samuel 23:19-21 Then came up the Ziphites to Saul to Gibeah, saying, Does not David …

Nehemiah 6:13 Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, …

2 Peter 3:17 You therefore, beloved, seeing you know these things before, beware …







(29) A violent man enticeth his neighbour. . . .--Comp. Proverbs 1:10, sqq.

Verse 29. - A violent man enticeth his neighbour. The man of violence (Proverbs 3:31) is one who wrongs others by injurious conduct, by fraud or oppression. How such a one "enticeth," talks a man over, we see in Proverbs 1:10, etc. Septuagint, "The lawless man tempts (ἀποπειρᾶται) friends." And leadeth him into the way that is not good (Psalm 36:4; Isaiah 65:2); a position where he will suffer some calamity, or be induced to commit some wickedness. A violent man enticeth his neighbour,.... As false teachers do, who are grievous wolves, not sparing the flock, and who by good words and fair speeches deceive the heart of the simple; and as the man of sin, that has shed the blood of the saints, and been drunk with the same, deceives with his miracles and sorceries them that dwell on the earth;

and leadeth him into the way that is not good; yea, into one that is very bad; so far are false teachers from leading their neighbours into the good old way of truth and righteousness, that they lead them into pernicious ways, by whom the way; of truth is spoken evil of; they lead them into a ditch, and into destruction hereafter; as does the man of sin and violence his followers. 29. violent man—or, "man of mischief" (Pr 3:31).

enticeth—(Pr 1:10).16:27,28. Ungodly men bestow more pains to do mischief than would be needful to do good. The whisperer separates friends: what a hateful, but how common a character! 29,30. Some do all the mischief they can by force and violence, and are blind to the result. 31. Old people especially should be found in the way of religion and godliness. 32. To overcome our own passions, requires more steady management, than obtaining victory over an enemy. 33. All the disposal of Providence concerning our affairs, we must look upon to be the determining what we referred to God; and we must be reconciled to them accordingly. Blessed are those that give themselves up to the will of God; for he knows what is good for them.
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