Proverbs 6:29
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New International Version
So is he who sleeps with another man's wife; no one who touches her will go unpunished.

King James Bible
So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.

Darby Bible Translation
So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife: whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent.

World English Bible
So is he who goes in to his neighbor's wife. Whoever touches her will not be unpunished.

Young's Literal Translation
So is he who hath gone in unto the wife of his neighbour, None who doth touch her is innocent.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

So he that goeth In to his neighbor's wife - As sure as he who takes fire into his bosom, or who walks upon live coals, is burnt thereby; so sure he that seduces his neighbour's wife shall be guilty. That is, he shall be punished.

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he that

Genesis 12:18,19 And Pharaoh called Abram and said, What is this that you have done to me? why did you not tell me that she was your wife...

Leviticus 20:10 And the man that commits adultery with another man's wife, even he that commits adultery with his neighbor's wife...

2 Samuel 11:3,4 And David sent and inquired after the woman. And one said, Is not this Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam, the wife of Uriah the Hittite...

2 Samuel 12:9,10 Why have you despised the commandment of the LORD, to do evil in his sight? you have killed Uriah the Hittite with the sword...

2 Samuel 16:21 And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Go in to your father's concubines, which he has left to keep the house...

Jeremiah 5:8,9 They were as fed horses in the morning: every one neighed after his neighbor's wife...

Ezekiel 22:11 And one has committed abomination with his neighbor's wife; and another has lewdly defiled his daughter in law...

Malachi 3:5 And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers...

toucheth

Genesis 20:4-7 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, LORD, will you slay also a righteous nation...

Genesis 26:10,11 And Abimelech said, What is this you have done to us? one of the people might lightly have lien with your wife...

1 Corinthians 7:1 Now concerning the things whereof you wrote to me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.

Library
The Talking Book
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.
(Admonition 24.) Differently to be admonished are sowers of strifes and peacemakers. For sowers of strifes are to be admonished to perceive whose followers they are. For of the apostate angel it is written, when tares had been sown among the good crop, An enemy hath done this (Matth. xiii. 28). Of a member of him also it is said through Solomon, An apostate person, an unprofitable man, walketh with a perverse mouth, he winketh with his eyes, he beateth with his foot, he speaketh with his finger,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Exodus 20:17
"You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."

Leviticus 18:20
"'Do not have sexual relations with your neighbor's wife and defile yourself with her.

Proverbs 6:28
Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched?

Proverbs 16:5
The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.

Ezekiel 18:6
He does not eat at the mountain shrines or look to the idols of Israel. He does not defile his neighbor's wife or have sexual relations with a woman during her period.

Ezekiel 33:26
You rely on your sword, you do detestable things, and each of you defiles his neighbor's wife. Should you then possess the land?'

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