6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.

Other Translations of Proverbs 29:6

New International Version

6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin, but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.

English Standard Version

6 An evil man is ensnared in his transgression, but a righteous man sings and rejoices.

The Message

6 Evil people fall into their own traps; good people run the other way, glad to escape.

New King James Version

6 By transgression an evil man is snared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.

New Living Translation

6 Evil people are trapped by sin, but the righteous escape, shouting for joy.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 29:6

Commentary on Proverbs 29:6

(Read Proverbs 29:6)

Transgressions always end in vexations. Righteous men walk at liberty, and walk in safety.