Proverbs 2:18
Parallel Verses
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.

Proverbs 2:18 Parallel
Barnes' 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.

Proverbs 2:18 Parallel Commentaries

Notes 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
This doctrine draws up a charge against several sorts: 1 Those that think themselves good Christians, yet have not learned this art of holy mourning. Luther calls mourning a rare herb'. Men have tears to shed for other things, but have none to spare for their sins. There are many murmurers, but few mourners. Most are like the stony ground which lacked moisture' (Luke 8:6). We have many cry out of hard times, but they are not sensible of hard hearts. Hot and dry is the worst temper of the body. Sure
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

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