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Proverbs 29:5

    Proverbs 29:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    A man that flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    A man that flattereth his neighbor Spreadeth a net for his steps.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A man who says smooth things to his neighbour is stretching out a net for his steps.

    Webster's Revision

    A man that flattereth his neighbor Spreadeth a net for his steps.

    World English Bible

    A man who flatters his neighbor spreads a net for his feet.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his steps.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 29:5

    Spreadeth a net for his feet - Beware of a flatterer; he does not flatter merely to please you, but to deceive you and profit himself.