Proverbs 1:13
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New International Version
we will get all sorts of valuable things and fill our houses with plunder;

King James Bible
We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:

Darby Bible Translation
we shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:

World English Bible
We'll find all valuable wealth. We'll fill our houses with spoil.

Young's Literal Translation
Every precious substance we find, We fill our houses with spoil,

Proverbs 1:13 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let us swallow them up alive - Give them as hasty a death as if the earth were suddenly to swallow them up. This seems to refer to the destruction of a whole village. Let us destroy man, woman, and child; and then we may seize on and carry away the whole of their property, and the booty will be great.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 1:19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of the owners thereof.

Job 24:2,3 Some remove the landmarks; they violently take away flocks, and feed thereof...

Isaiah 10:13,14 For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people...

Jeremiah 22:16,17 He judged the cause of the poor and needy; then it was well with him: was not this to know me? said the LORD...

Nahum 2:12 The lion did tear in pieces enough for his whelps, and strangled for his lionesses, and filled his holes with prey...

Haggai 2:9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, said the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace...

Luke 12:15 And he said to them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness...

1 Timothy 6:9,10 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts...

Revelation 18:9-16 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall mourn her, and lament for her...

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A Young Man's Best Counsellor
'The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2. To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3. To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4. To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion, 5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7.
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

A Preface to the Reader.
The Sum of the Preface. 1-8. Objections before and since the author's death made against the publishing of this doctrine. 9-10. The first objection: Because the knowledge and practice of it belongs to few: answered. 11-15. A second objection, viz. Because suspicion may be given to Catholics of pretending to new illuminations, prejudicial to the doctrine of faith and rules of life established in the Church: answered largely, and the contrary demonstrated. 16-20. What illuminations are here meant,
Ven. F. Augustine Baker—Holy Wisdom: or, Directions for the Prayer of Contemplation

How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 19.) Differently to be admonished are the obstinate and the fickle. The former are to be told that they think more of themselves than they are, and therefore do not acquiesce in the counsels of others: but the latter are to be given to understand that they undervalue and disregard themselves too much, and so are turned aside from their own judgment in successive moments of time. Those are to be told that, unless they esteemed themselves better than the rest of men, they would by no
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
We come now to speak more particularly to the words; and, first, Of his being a way. Our design being to point at the way of use-making of Christ in all our necessities, straits, and difficulties which are in our way to heaven; and particularly to point out the way how believers should make use of Christ in all their particular exigencies; and so live by faith in him, walk in him, grow up in him, advance and march forward toward glory in him. It will not be amiss to speak of this fulness of Christ
John Brown (of Wamphray)—Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life

Cross References
Proverbs 1:12
let's swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit;

Proverbs 1:14
cast lots with us; we will all share the loot"--

Proverbs 16:19
Better to be lowly in spirit along with the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud.

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