English Standard Version
He will get wounds and dishonor, and his disgrace will not be wiped away.
King James Bible
A wound and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.
American Standard Version
Wounds and dishonor shall he get; And his reproach shall not be wiped away.
He gathereth to himself shame and dishonour, and his reproach shall not be blotted out:
English Revised Version
Wounds and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.
Webster's Bible Translation
A wound and dishonor shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.
Proverbs 6:33 Parallel
CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
The moral necessity of ruinous consequences which the sin of adultery draws after it, is illustrated by examples of natural cause and effect necessarily connected:
27 Can one take fire in his bosom
And his clothes not be burned?
28 Or can any one walk over burning coals
And his feet not be burned?
29 So he that goeth to his neighbour's wife,
No one remains unpunished that toucheth her.
We would say: Can any one, without being, etc.; the former is the Semitic "extended (paratactic)
(Note: The παρατακτικὸς χρόνος denotes the imperfect tense, because it is still extended to the future.)
construction." The first אישׁ has the conjunctive Shalsheleth. חתה signifies to seize and draw forth a brand or coal with the fire-tongs or shovel (מחתּה, the instrument for this); cf. Arab. khât, according to Lane, "he seized or snatched away a thing;" the form יחתּה is Kal, as יחנה (vid., Khler, De Tetragammate, 1867, p. 10). חיק (properly indentation) is here not the lap, but, as Isaiah 40:11, the bosom.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He who commits adultery lacks sense; he who does it destroys himself.
For jealousy makes a man furious, and he will not spare when he takes revenge.
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