New Living Translation
If you do, you will lose your honor and will lose to merciless people all you have achieved.
King James Bible
Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel:
Darby Bible Translation
lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel;
World English Bible
lest you give your honor to others, and your years to the cruel one;
Young's Literal Translation
Lest thou give to others thy honour, And thy years to the fierce,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:9 Honour - Thy dignity and reputation, the strength of thy body and mind. Years - The flower of thine age. The cruel - To the harlot, who though she pretends love, yet in truth is one of the most cruel creatures in the world, wasting thy estate and body without pity, and damming thy soul for ever.
LibraryTwenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
Text: Philippians 1, 3-11. 3 I thank my God upon all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every supplication of mine on behalf of you all making my supplication with joy, 5 for your fellowship in furtherance of the gospel from the first day until now; 6 being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ: 7 even as it is right for me to be thus minded on behalf of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as, both in my bonds …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
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Stay away from her! Don't go near the door of her house!
Strangers will consume your wealth, and someone else will enjoy the fruit of your labor.
For a prostitute will bring you to poverty, but sleeping with another man's wife will cost you your life.
do not waste your strength on women, on those who ruin kings.
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