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Proverbs 6:5 DBY

5 deliver thyself as a gazelle from the hand [of the hunter], and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.

Study tools for Proverbs 6:5

  • a 6:1 - Or 'neighbour:' so in ver. 3.
  • b 6:3 - Or 'submit thyself,' as Ps. 68.30.
  • c 6:3 - A rare strong word implying fierceness -- to be moved violently. Translated 'encourage,' Ps. 138.3; 'overcome,' Cant. 6.5; 'insolent,' Isa. 3.5. The insistence would be to get him to discharge the debt at once.
  • d 6:11 - Or 'a tramp.'
  • e 6:12 - Or 'perverted.' Lit. 'perverseness of,' as ch. 4.24.
  • f 6:14 - Lit. 'sendeth out' -- intensive -- so ver. 19, ch. 16.28.
  • g 6:16 - Lit. 'of his soul.'
  • h 6:19 - Lit. 'that breatheth out:' see Ps. 27.12.
  • i 6:23 - Or 'discipline.'
  • j 6:24 - Lit. 'smoothness:' see ch. 7.5,21.
  • k 6:32 - Or 'senseless:' strictly, 'lacking heart,' and so often.
  • l 6:34 - Geber: see Job 3.3.