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Proverbs 5:21

    Proverbs 5:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he ponders all his goings.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah; And he maketh level all his paths.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For a man's ways are before the eyes of the Lord, and he puts all his goings in the scales.

    Webster's Revision

    For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah; And he maketh level all his paths.

    World English Bible

    For the ways of man are before the eyes of Yahweh. He examines all his paths.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he maketh level all his paths.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 5:21

    For the ways of a man - Whether they are public or private, God sees all the steps thou takest in life.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 5:21

    One more warning. The sin is not against man, nor dependent on man's detection only. The secret sin is open before the eyes of Yahweh. In the balance of His righteous judgment are weighed all human acts.

    Pondereth - Note the recurrence of the word used of the harlot herself (see Proverbs 1:6 note): she ponders not, God does.