Proverbs 1:11 - The Enticement Of Sin

in #heartchurch3 months ago

If they should exhort thee, saying, Come with us, partake in blood, and let us unjustly hide the just man in the earth:

This bible verse has been derived from Brenton Septuagint Translation

If you can take a closer look at Proverbs chapter 1 from verse 10 to 12, and take a bible study you will understand verse 11 better which talks more about:

Without cause.--To be taken with "lurk." Though he has done us no harm.

  • Elliott's commentary

Verse 11 If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood. The teacher here puts into the mouth of the sinners, for the sake of vivid representation, the first inducement with which they seek to allure youth from the paths of rectitude, viz. privacy and concealment.

  • Pulpit commentary

…10 My son, if sinners entice you, do not yield to them. 11 If they say, “Come along, let us lie in wait for blood, let us ambush the innocent without cause, 12 let us swallow them alive like Sheol, and whole like those descending into the Pit.…

The moral lesson of this Bible verse is:

If they should exhort thee, saying, Come with us, partake in blood, and let us unjustly hide the just man in the earth:

The lesson in the Bible verse has been obtained from: Treasury Of Scripture

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There are more bible verses closely related to this verse, which are:

  1. Psalm 10:8
    He lies in wait near the villages; in ambush he slays the innocent; his eyes watch in stealth for the helpless.

  2. Proverbs 1:18
    But they lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush their own lives.

  3. Proverbs 12:6
    The words of the wicked lie in wait for blood, but the speech of the upright rescues them.

  4. Jeremiah 5:26
    For My people are among wicked men. They watch like fowlers lying in wait; they set a trap; they catch men.

You can see more translations of today's Bible verse on different Bible versions in BibleHub

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