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Proverbs 29

Prov. 29:5 KJV (With Strong’s)

A man
geber (Hebrew #1397)
properly, a valiant man or warrior; generally, a person simply
KJV usage: every one, man, X mighty.
Pronounce: gheh'-ber
Origin: from 1396
that flattereth
chalaq (Hebrew #2505)
to be smooth (figuratively); by implication (as smooth stones were used for lots) to apportion or separate
KJV usage: deal, distribute, divide, flatter, give, (have, im-)part(-ner), take away a portion, receive, separate self, (be) smooth(-er).
Pronounce: khaw-lak'
Origin: a primitive root
his neighbor
rea` (Hebrew #7453)
from 7462; an associate (more or less close)
KJV usage: brother, companion, fellow, friend, husband, lover, neighbour, X (an-)other.
Pronounce: ray'-ah
Origin: or reya2 {ray'-ah}
paras (Hebrew #6566)
to break apart, disperse, etc.
KJV usage: break, chop in pieces, lay open, scatter, spread (abroad, forth, selves, out), stretch (forth, out).
Pronounce: paw-ras'
Origin: a primitive root
a net
resheth (Hebrew #7568)
a net (as catching animals)
KJV usage: net(- work).
Pronounce: reh'-sheth
Origin: from 3423
for his feet
pa`am (Hebrew #6471)
amah {pah-am-aw'}; from 6470; a stroke, literally or figuratively (in various applications, as follow)
KJV usage: anvil, corner, foot(-step), going, (hundred-)fold, X now, (this) + once, order, rank, step, + thrice, ((often-)), second, this, two) time(-s), twice, wheel.
Pronounce: pah'-am
Origin: or (feminine) pa

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Cross References

Prov. 7:5,21• 5That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
21With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
(Prov. 7:5,21)
Prov. 20:19• 19He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips. (Prov. 20:19)
Prov. 26:24‑25,28• 24He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;
25When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.
28A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
(Prov. 26:24‑25,28)
2 Sam. 14:17‑24• 17Then thine handmaid said, The word of my lord the king shall now be comfortable: for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad: therefore the Lord thy God will be with thee.
18Then the king answered and said unto the woman, Hide not from me, I pray thee, the thing that I shall ask thee. And the woman said, Let my lord the king now speak.
19And the king said, Is not the hand of Joab with thee in all this? And the woman answered and said, As thy soul liveth, my lord the king, none can turn to the right hand or to the left from ought that my lord the king hath spoken: for thy servant Joab, he bade me, and he put all these words in the mouth of thine handmaid:
20To fetch about this form of speech hath thy servant Joab done this thing: and my lord is wise, according to the wisdom of an angel of God, to know all things that are in the earth.
21And the king said unto Joab, Behold now, I have done this thing: go therefore, bring the young man Absalom again.
22And Joab fell to the ground on his face, and bowed himself, and thanked the king: and Joab said, To day thy servant knoweth that I have found grace in thy sight, my lord, O king, in that the king hath fulfilled the request of his servant.
23So Joab arose and went to Geshur, and brought Absalom to Jerusalem.
24And the king said, Let him turn to his own house, and let him not see my face. So Absalom returned to his own house, and saw not the king's face.
(2 Sam. 14:17‑24)
Job 17:5• 5He that speaketh flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail. (Job 17:5)
Psa. 5:9• 9For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue. (Psa. 5:9)
Psa. 12:2• 2They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak. (Psa. 12:2)
1 Thess. 2:5• 5For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness: (1 Thess. 2:5)

J. N. Darby Translation

A manc that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his steps.

JND Translation Notes

Geber. so ch. 30.1,19. see Job 3.3.