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1 sn The verse is similar to Prov 13:14 except that “the fear of the
2 tn The comparative “like” does not appear in the Hebrew text, but is implied by the metaphor; it is supplied for the sake of clarity.
3 tn Heb “fountain of life.”
4 tn The infinitive construct with prefixed ל (lamed) indicates the purpose/result of the first line; it could also function epexegetically, explaining how fear is a fountain: “by turning….”
5 tn The term “people” does not appear in the Hebrew but is supplied in the translation for the sake of smoothness.
6 tn Heb “snares of death” (so KJV, NAB, NIV, NRSV, NLT); CEV “deadly traps.”