King James Version
For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.
Darby Bible Translation
for by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a loaf of bread, and another's wife doth hunt for the precious soul.
World English Bible
For a prostitute reduces you to a piece of bread. The adulteress hunts for your precious life.
Young's Literal Translation
For a harlot consumeth unto a cake of bread, And an adulteress the precious soul hunteth.
Proverbs 6:26 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
the adulteress: Heb. the woman of a man, or, a man's wife
For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adultress will hunt for the precious life.Proverbs 6:26 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryThe Talking Book
In order that we may be persuaded so to do, Solomon gives us three telling reasons. He says that God's law, by which I understand the whole run of Scripture, and, especially the gospel of Jesus Christ, will be a guide to us:--"When thou goest, it shall lead thee." It will be a guardian to us: "When thou sleepest"--when thou art defenceless and off thy guard--"it shall keep thee." And it shall also be a dear companion to us: "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee." Any one of these three arguments …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
A Jealous God
In Death and after Death
"And Watch unto Prayer. "
Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:
Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger;
Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men.
Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will ye hunt the souls of my people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you?
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