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Proverbs 29:24–25

24 Whoever is a partner with a thief hates his own life;

sHe 5swears to tell the truth, but reveals nothing.

25 tThe fear of man brings a snare,

But whoever trusts in the Lord shall be 6safe.

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Proverbs 29:24–25 — The New International Version (NIV)

24 The accomplices of thieves are their own enemies;

they are put under oath and dare not testify.

25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare,

but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — English Standard Version (ESV)

24 The partner of a thief hates his own life;

he hears the curse, but discloses nothing.

25 The fear of man lays a snare,

but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

24 Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul:

He heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.

25 The fear of man bringeth a snare:

But whoso putteth his trust in the Lord shall be safe.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — New Living Translation (NLT)

24 If you assist a thief, you only hurt yourself.

You are sworn to tell the truth, but you dare not testify.

25 Fearing people is a dangerous trap,

but trusting the Lord means safety.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — New Century Version (NCV)

24 Partners of thieves are their own worst enemies.

If they have to testify in court, they are afraid to say anything.

25 Being afraid of people can get you into trouble,

but if you trust the Lord, you will be safe.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — American Standard Version (ASV)

24 Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul;

He heareth the adjuration and uttereth nothing.

25 The fear of man bringeth a snare;

But whoso putteth his trust in Jehovah shall be safe.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

24 Whoso shareth with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth the adjuration, and declareth not.

25 The fear of man bringeth a snare; but whoso putteth his confidence in Jehovah is protected.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

24 Whoever is a thief’s partner hates his own life. 

He will not testify under oath. 

25 A person’s fear sets a trap ⸤for him⸥, 

but one who trusts the Lord is safe. 

Proverbs 29:24–25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

24 To be a thief’s partner is to hate oneself;

he hears the curse but will not testify.

25 The fear of man is a snare,

but the one who trusts in the Lord is protected.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

24 To be a partner of a thief is to hate one’s own life;

one hears the victim’s curse, but discloses nothing.

25 The fear of others lays a snare,

but one who trusts in the Lord is secure.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

24 Being a partner with a thief is hating one’s life;

a curse he will hear, but not disclose.

25 The fear of a person will lay a snare,

but he who trusts in Yahweh will be secure.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

24 Anyone who helps a thief is his own enemy.

When he is put under oath, he doesn’t dare give witness.

25 If you are afraid of people, it will trap you.

But if you trust in the Lord, he will keep you safe.

Proverbs 29:24–25 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

24 He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life;

He hears the oath but tells nothing.

25 The fear of man brings a snare,

But he who trusts in the Lord will be exalted.


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