Proverbs 25 :17

Proverbs 25 :17 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Withdraw your foot from your neighbor's house; lest he be weary of you, and so hate you.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Withdraw your foot from your neighbor's house; lest he be weary of you, and so hate you.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbor's house, Lest he be weary of thee, and hate thee.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Let not your foot be frequently in your neighbour's house, or he may get tired of you, and his feeling be turned to hate.

Webster's Revision

Withdraw thy foot from thy neighbor's house; lest he be weary of thee, and so hate thee.

World English Bible

Let your foot be seldom in your neighbor's house, lest he be weary of you, and hate you.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Let thy foot be seldom in thy neighbour's house; lest he be weary of thee, and hate thee.

Definitions for Proverbs 25 :17

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 25 :17

Withdraw thy foot - Another proverb will illustrate this: "Too much familiarity breeds contempt."

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 25 :17

Let thy foot be seldom in the house of thy friend, etc. Though thy visits were sweet as honey, he may soon learn to loathe them.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 25 :17

25:17 Withdraw - Visit him not too frequently.
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