New American Standard Bible
And strangers will be filled with your strength And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;
King James Bible
Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger;
Darby Bible Translation
lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and the fruits of thy toil come into the house of a stranger;
World English Bible
lest strangers feast on your wealth, and your labors enrich another man's house.
Young's Literal Translation
Lest strangers be filled with thy power, And thy labours in the house of a stranger,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Strangers - The whole gang of those into whose hands the slave of lust yields himself. The words are significant as showing that the older punishment of death Deuteronomy 22:21; Ezekiel 16:38; John 8:5 was not always inflicted, and that the detected adulterer was exposed rather to indefinite extortion. Besides loss of purity and peace, the sin, in all its forms, brings poverty.
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
How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
Or you will give your vigor to others And your years to the cruel one;
And you groan at your final end, When your flesh and your body are consumed;
For on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread, And an adulteress hunts for the precious life.
A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.
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