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Proverbs 1:17
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird!
For in vain is the net spread In the sight of any bird:
Indeed, it is useless to spread the baited net In the sight of any bird;
For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird!
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
It’s useless to cast a net in the sight of a bird.
For in vain is the net baited if any bird can see it;
They are like a bird that sees the bait, but ignores the trap.
For in vain the net is spread in the sight of anything which hath wings.
But a net is spread in vain before the eyes of them that have wings.
You cannot trap birds with a net if they see you spreading it out.
For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird,
For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird,
It is useless to spread out a net right where the birds can see it.
Certainly as without cause the net is spread before the eyes of all that hath wing:
It does no good to spread a net within the sight of any bird.
It does no good to spread a net when the bird you want to catch is watching,
It is foolish to spread a net where any bird can see it,
It is useless to spread out a net right where the birds can see it!
Look, it is useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds,
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
for “in vain is the net scattered, in the sight of any winged bird.”
When a bird sees a trap being set, it stays away,
Pay close attention, friend, to what your father tells you; never forget what you learned at your mother’s knee. Wear their counsel like flowers in your hair, like rings on your fingers. Dear friend, if bad companions tempt you, don’t go along with them. If they say—“Let’s go out and raise some hell. Let’s beat up some old man, mug some old woman. Let’s pick them clean and get them ready for their funerals. We’ll load up on top-quality loot. We’ll haul it home by the truckload. Join us for the time of your life! With us, it’s share and share alike!”— Oh, friend, don’t give them a second look; don’t listen to them for a minute. They’re racing to a very bad end, hurrying to ruin everything they lay hands on. Nobody robs a bank with everyone watching, Yet that’s what these people are doing— they’re doing themselves in. When you grab all you can get, that’s what happens: the more you get, the less you are.
Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
It does no good to spread a net within the sight of any bird.
In vain a net is spread right under the eyes of any bird—
Indeed, it is useless to spread the baited net In the sight of any bird;
It is useless to spread out a net right where the birds can see it.
Surely it is futile to spread a net in plain sight of any bird,
How useless it is to spread a net where every bird can see it!
How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it!
Surely, in vain the net is spread In the sight of any bird;
Yes, the net is spread for nothing if the bird is watching.
If a bird sees a trap being set, it knows to stay away.
For in vain is the net baited while the bird is looking on;
For in vain is the net baited while the bird is looking on;
For in vain is the net baited while the bird is looking on;
For in vain is the net baited while the bird is looking on;
Surely in vain the reshet (net) is spread in the eyes of kol ba’al kanaf (all the birds, i.e., lit. master of [the] wing);
For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird;
For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird;
Surely it is useless to spread a net in the eyes of all winged creatures!
You see, it makes no sense to bait the net and set the trap while the bird is watching,
For in vain is the net spread in the sight of any bird:
But a net is laid in vain before the eyes of birds, that have wings.
Surely in vain is the net spread out before the eyes of any bird.
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