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Proverbs 1:18

    Proverbs 1:18 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privately for their own lives.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And these lay wait for their own blood; They lurk privily for their own lives.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they are secretly waiting for their blood and making ready destruction for themselves.

    Webster's Revision

    And these lay wait for their own blood; They lurk privily for their own lives.

    World English Bible

    but these lay wait for their own blood. They lurk secretly for their own lives.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And these lay wait for their own blood, they lurk privily for their own lives.

    Definitions for Proverbs 1:18

    Privily - Secretly.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 1:18

    They lay wait for their own blood - I believe it is the innocent who are spoken of here, for whose blood and lives these lay wait and lurk privily; certainly not their own, by any mode of construction.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 1:18

    1:18 Their own blood - The destruction which they design to others, fall upon themselves.