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Proverbs 2:12 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— To deliver thee from the way of evil, From the men that speak perverse things;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— To deliver thee from the way of the evil [man], from the man that speaketh froward things;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks perverse things;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— To deliver thee from the way of the evil [man], from the man that speaketh froward things;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— To deliver thee from the way of evil, from the man that speaketh froward things;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— To rescue thee from the way of the wrongful, from the man that speaketh perverse things;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— To deliver thee from an evil way, From any speaking froward things,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— That thou mayst be delivered from the evil way, and from the man that speaketh perverse things:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— To deliuer thee from the way of the euill man, from the man that speaketh froward things.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— to deliver thee from the evil way, and from the man that speaks nothing faithfully.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— To deliver thee from the way of the evil [man], from the man that speaketh froward things;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
To deliver 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8687
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
thee from the way 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
of the evil 7451
{7451} Prime
רָע
ra`
{rah}
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
[man], from the man 376
{0376} Prime
אִישׁ
'iysh
{eesh}
Contracted for H0582 (or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant); a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
that speaketh 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8764
<8764> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 685
froward things; 8419
{8419} Prime
תַּהְפּוּכָה
tahpukah
{tah-poo-kaw'}
From H2015; a perversity or fraud.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 2:12-15

_ _ To deliver — as from great danger (Proverbs 6:5).

_ _ way ... man — (Psalms 1:1).

_ _ froward things — perversity (Proverbs 6:14; Proverbs 23:23), what is opposed to truth.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 2:10-22.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
deliver:

Proverbs 1:10-19 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. ... So [are] the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; [which] taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
Proverbs 4:14-17 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil [men]. ... For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Proverbs 9:6 Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Psalms 17:4-5 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept [me from] the paths of the destroyer. ... Hold up my goings in thy paths, [that] my footsteps slip not.
Psalms 26:4-5 I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. ... I have hated the congregation of evil doers; and will not sit with the wicked.
Psalms 141:4 Incline not my heart to [any] evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.
2 Corinthians 6:17 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean [thing]; and I will receive you,

from the man:

Proverbs 3:32 For the froward [is] abomination to the LORD: but his secret [is] with the righteous.
Proverbs 8:13 The fear of the LORD [is] to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.
Proverbs 16:28-30 A froward man soweth strife: and a whisperer separateth chief friends. ... He shutteth his eyes to devise froward things: moving his lips he bringeth evil to pass.
Psalms 101:4 A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked [person].
Isaiah 59:3-5 For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness. ... They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.
Acts 20:30 Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them.
1 Corinthians 15:33 Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
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Ps 17:4; 26:4; 101:4; 141:4. Pv 1:10; 3:32; 4:14; 8:13; 9:6; 13:20; 16:28. Is 59:3. Ac 20:30. 1Co 15:33. 2Co 6:17.

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