5 In the paths of the wicked are snares and pitfalls, but those who would preserve their life stay far from them.

Read Proverbs 22:5 Using Other Translations

Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul shall be far from them.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the crooked; whoever guards his soul will keep far from them.
Corrupt people walk a thorny, treacherous road; whoever values life will avoid it.

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