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If you go to her house, you are traveling the road to death. To go there is to approach the world of the dead.
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None that go in unto her, shall return again, neither shall they take hold of the paths of life.
Proverbs 5:4-14 Her feet go down into death, and her steps go in as far as hell. . . .
Proverbs 6:26-35 Can a man hide fire in his bosom, and his garments not burn? . . .
Proverbs 7:22-27 Till the arrow pierce his liver: as if a bird should make haste to the snare, and knoweth not that his life is in danger. . . .
Proverbs 9:18 A wise son maketh the father glad: but a foolish son is the sorrow of his mother.
1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Do not err: Neither fornicators nor idolaters nor adulterers: . . .
Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest: which are fornication, uncleanness, immodesty, luxury, . . .
Ephesians 5:5 For know you this and understand: That no fornicator or unclean or covetous person (which is a serving of idols) hath inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
Revelation 21:8 But the fearful and unbelieving and the abominable and murderers and whoremongers and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, they shall have their portion in the pool burning with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Revelation 22:5 And night shall be no more. And they shall not need the light of the lamp, nor the light of the sun, because the Lord God shall enlighten then. And they shall reign for ever and ever.
ContextThe Benefits of Wisdom
…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.19That thou mayst walk in a good way: and mayst keep the paths of the just.…
Additional TranslationsFor her house sinks down to death, and her tracks to the departed spirits.For her house inclines to death, and her paths to the dead.
For her house inclineth unto death, And her paths unto the dead;
For she has fixed her house near death, and guided her wheels near Hades with the giants.
-- for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead;
For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead:
For her house inclineth to death, and her paths to the dead.
for her house leads down to death, her paths to the dead.
For her house hath inclined unto death, And unto Rephaim her paths.
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