New American Standard Bible
For her house sinks down to death And her tracks lead to the dead;
King James Bible
For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead.
Darby Bible Translation
for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead;
World English Bible
for her house leads down to death, her paths to the dead.
Young's Literal Translation
For her house hath inclined unto death, And unto Rephaim her paths.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The house of the adulteress is as Hades, the realm of death, haunted by the spectral shadows of the dead (Rephaim, see the Psalm 88:10 note), who have perished there.
LibraryNotes on the Fourth Century
Page 238. Med. 1. In the wording of this meditation, and of several other passages in the Fourth Century, it seems as though Traherne is speaking not of himself, but of, a friend and teacher of his. He did this, no doubt, in order that he might not lay himself open to the charge of over-egotism. Yet that he is throughout relating his own experiences is proved by the fact that this Meditation, as first written, contains passages which the author afterwards marked for omission. In its original form …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
"When he saw that a resting place was good And that the land was pleasant, He bowed his shoulder to bear burdens, And became a slave at forced labor.
Her house is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.
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