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If I have been attracted to my neighbor's wife, and waited, hidden, outside her door,
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
If my heart hath been deceived upon a woman, and if I have laid wait at my friend's door:
Judges 16:5 And the princes of the Philistines came to her, and said: Deceive him, and learn of him wherein his great strength lieth, and how we may be able to overcome him, to bind and afflict him: which if thou shalt do, we will give thee every one of us eleven hundred pieces of silver.
1 Kings 11:4 And when he was now old, his heart was turned away by women to follow strange gods: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, as was the heart of David, his father.
Nehemiah 13:26 Did not Solomon king of Israel sin in this kind of thing: and surely among many nations, there was not a king like him, and he was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel: and yet women of other countries brought even him to sin.
Proverbs 2:16-19 And forsaketh the guide of her youth, . . .
Proverbs 5:3 But her end is bitter as wormwood, and sharp as a two-edged sword.
Proverbs 6:25 For the price of a harlot is scarce one loaf: but the woman catcheth the precious soul of a man.
Proverbs 7:21 Immediately he followeth her as an ox led to be a victim, and as a lamb playing the wanton, and not knowing that he is drawn like a fool to bonds,
Proverbs 22:14 The mouth of a strange woman is a deep pit: he whom the Lord is angry with, shall fall into it.
Ecclesiastes 7:26 And I have found a woman more bitter than death, who is the hunter's snare, and her heart is a net, and her hands are bands. He that pleaseth God shall escape from her: but he that is a sinner, shall be caught by her.
Job 24:15,16 The eye of the adulterer observeth darkness, saying: No eye shall see me: and he will cover his face. . . .
Jeremiah 5:8 They are become as amorous horses and stallions: every one neighed after his neighbour's wife.
Hosea 7:4 They are all adulterers, like an oven heated by the baker: the city rested a little from the mingling of the leaven, till the whole was leavened.
ContextJob's Final Appeal
…8Then let me sow and let another reap: and let my offspring be rooted out. 9If my heart hath been deceived upon a woman, and if I have laid wait at my friend's door:10Let my wife be the harlot of another, and let other men lie with her.…
Additional TranslationsIf my heart has been enticed by my neighbor’s wife, or I have lurked at his door,If my heart have been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;
If my heart hath been enticed unto a woman, And I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;
If my heart has gone forth after another man's wife, and if I laid wait at her doors;
If my heart have been enticed unto a woman, so that I laid wait at my neighbour's door,
If mine heart have been enticed unto a woman, and I have laid wait at my neighbour's door:
If my heart hath been deceived by a woman, or if I have laid wait at my neighbor's door;
"If my heart has been enticed to a woman, and I have laid wait at my neighbor's door,
If my heart hath been enticed by woman, And by the opening of my neighbour I laid wait,
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