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Proverbs 7:23

    Proverbs 7:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hastens to the snare, and knows not that it is for his life.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Till an arrow strike through his liver; As a bird hasteth to the snare, And knoweth not that it is for his life.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Like a bird falling into a net; with no thought that his life is in danger, till an arrow goes into his side.

    Webster's Revision

    Till an arrow strike through his liver; As a bird hasteth to the snare, And knoweth not that it is for his life.

    World English Bible

    Until an arrow strikes through his liver, as a bird hurries to the snare, and doesn't know that it will cost his life.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Till an arrow strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 7:23

    The first clause does not connect itself very clearly with the foregoing, and is probably affected by the corrupt text which makes it perplexing.