King James Version
And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?
Darby Bible Translation
And why shouldest thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?
World English Bible
For why should you, my son, be captivated with an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another?
Young's Literal Translation
And why dost thou magnify thyself, My son, with a stranger? And embrace the bosom of a strange woman?
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And why wilt thou, my son, be ravished with a strange woman, and embrace the bosom of a stranger?Proverbs 5:20 Parallel Commentaries
LibrarySinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
The Right Understanding of the Law
Second Great Group of Parables.
To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words;
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:
To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
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