New International Version
For lack of discipline they will die, led astray by their own great folly.
King James Bible
He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
Darby Bible Translation
He shall die for want of discipline; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
World English Bible
He will die for lack of instruction. In the greatness of his folly, he will go astray.
Young's Literal Translation
He dieth without instruction, And in the abundance of his folly magnifieth himself!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He shall die without instruction - This is most likely, and it is a general case; but even these may repent and live.
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LibraryThe Cords of Sin
'His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.'--PROVERBS v. 22. In Hosea's tender picture of the divine training of Israel which, alas! failed of its effect, we read, 'I drew them with cords of a man,' which is further explained as being 'with bands of love.' The metaphor in the prophet's mind is probably that of a child being 'taught to go' and upheld in its first tottering steps by leading-strings. God drew Israel, though Israel did not yield …
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Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
Second Great Group of Parables.
Are not the cords of their tent pulled up, so that they die without wisdom?'
But if they do not listen, they will perish by the sword and die without knowledge.
they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
The lips of the righteous nourish many, but fools die for lack of sense.
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