The Geneva Bible Translation Notes, , at sacred-texts.com
pro 29:5A man that flattereth his neighbour (a) spreadeth a net for his feet.
(a) He who gives ear to the flatterer is in danger as the bird is before the fowler.
pro 29:6In the transgression of an evil man [there is] a (b) snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
(b) He is always ready to fall into the snare that he lays for others.
pro 29:9[If] a wise man contendeth with (c) a foolish man, whether he rageth or laugheth, [there is] no rest.
(c) He can hear no admonition no matter how it is spoken.
pro 29:18(d) Where [there is] no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy [is] he.
(d) Where there are not faithful ministers of the word of God.
pro 29:19A (e) servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understandeth he will not answer.
(e) He who is of a servile and rebellious nature.
pro 29:25The fear of man bringeth a (f) snare: but he who putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
(f) He who fears man more than God falls into a snare and is destroyed.
pro 29:26Many seek the ruler's favour; but [every] man's (g) judgment [cometh] from the LORD.
(g) He does not need to flatter the ruler, for what God has appointed will come to him.