New International Version
Your eyes will see strange sights, and your mind will imagine confusing things.
King James Bible
Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things.
Darby Bible Translation
Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thy heart shall speak froward things;
World English Bible
Your eyes will see strange things, and your mind will imagine confusing things.
Young's Literal Translation
Thine eyes see strange women, And thy heart speaketh perverse things.
Proverbs 23:33 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thine eyes shall behold strange women - Evil concupiscence is inseparable from drunkenness. Mr. Herbert shows these effects well: -
He that is drunken may his mother kill,Big with his sister: he hath lost the reins;
Is outlawed by himself. All kinds of illDid, with his liquor, slide into his veins.
The drunkard forfeits man; and doth divestAll worldly right, save what he hath by beast.
Herbert's Poems - The Church Porch.
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'My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine. 16. Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things. 17. Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long. 18. For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off. 19. Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. 20. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: 21. For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Three Important Precepts
The Comforts Belonging to Mourners
Of Internal Acts
Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,
You will be like one sleeping on the high seas, lying on top of the rigging.
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