New International Version
who winks maliciously with his eye, signals with his feet and motions with his fingers,
King James Bible
He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers;
Darby Bible Translation
he winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers;
World English Bible
who winks with his eyes, who signals with his feet, who motions with his fingers;
Young's Literal Translation
Winking with his eyes, speaking with his feet, Directing with his fingers,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers - These things seem to be spoken of debauchees, and the following quotation from Ovid, Amor. Iib. i., El. iv., ver. 15, shoots the whole process of the villany spoken of by Solomon:
Cum premit ille torum, vultu comes ipsa modestoIbis, ut accumbas: clam mihi tange pedem.
Me specta, nutusque meos, vultum que loquacemExcipe furtivas, et refer ipsa, notas.
Verba superciliis sine voce loquentia dicamVerba leges digitis, verba notata mero.
Cum tibi succurrit Veneris lascivia nostrae,Purpureas tenero pollice tange genas, etc., etc.
The whole elegy is in the same strain: it is translated in Garth's Ovid, but cannot be introduced here.
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A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
Why has your heart carried you away, and why do your eyes flash,
Do not let those gloat over me who are my enemies without cause; do not let those who hate me without reason maliciously wink the eye.
Whoever winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.
Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I. "If you do away with the yoke of oppression, with the pointing finger and malicious talk,
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