Proverbs 2:17 {18}
Good News Translation
who is faithless to her own husband and forgets her sacred vows.

Contemporary English Version
who breaks her wedding vows and leaves the man she married when she was young.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And hath forgotten the covenant of her God: for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths to hell.

New American Bible
One who forsakes the companion of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And hath forgotten the covenant of her God: for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths to hell.

the guide

Proverbs 5:18 Let her be thy dearest hind, and most agreeable fawn: let her breasts inebriate thee at all times: be thou delighted continually with her love.

Jeremiah 3:4 Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity:

forgetteth

Ezekiel 16:8,59,60 And I passed by thee, and saw thee: and behold thy time was the time of lovers: and I spread my garment over thee, and covered thy ignominy. and I swore to thee, and I entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord God: and thou becamest mine. . . .

Malachi 2:14-16 And you have said: For what cause? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee, and the wife of thy youth, whom thou hast despised: yet she was thy partner, and the wife of thy covenant. . . .

Context
The Benefits of Wisdom
16And forsaketh the guide of her youth, 17And hath forgotten the covenant of her God: for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths to hell.18None that go in unto her, shall return again, neither shall they take hold of the paths of life.…
Cross References
Genesis 2:24
Wherefore a man shall leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they shall be two in one flesh.

Jeremiah 3:4
Therefore at the least from this time call to me: Thou art my father, the guide of my virginity:

Malachi 2:14
And you have said: For what cause? Because the Lord hath been witness between thee, and the wife of thy youth, whom thou hast despised: yet she was thy partner, and the wife of thy covenant.

Malachi 2:15
Did not one make her, and she is the residue of his spirit? And what doth one seek, but the seed of God? Keep then your spirit, and despise not the wife of thy youth.

Additional Translations
who abandons the partner of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God.Which forsakes the guide of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God.

That forsaketh the friend of her youth, And forgetteth the covenant of her God:

of her who has forsaken the instruction of her youth, and forgotten the covenant of God.

who forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God;

Which forsaketh the friend of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God:

Who forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God.

who forsakes the friend of her youth, and forgets the covenant of her God:

Who is forsaking the guide of her youth, And the covenant of her God hath forgotten.
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