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Proverbs 6:5

    Proverbs 6:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Deliver yourself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter , And as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Make yourself free, like the roe from the hand of the archer, and the bird from him who puts a net for her.

    Webster's Revision

    Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter , And as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

    World English Bible

    Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

    Definitions for Proverbs 6:5

    Fowler - One who snares birds.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 6:5

    Deliver thyself as a roe - צבי tsebi, the antelope. If thou art got into the snare, get out if thou possibly canst; make every struggle and excertion, as the antelope taken in the net, and the bird taken in the snare would, in order to get free from thy captivity.