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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CommentaryClarke'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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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.
"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."
"'Do not have sexual relations with your neighbor's wife and defile yourself with her.
Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched?
The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
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.
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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