New Living Translation
For a prostitute will bring you to poverty, but sleeping with another man's wife will cost you your life.
King James Bible
For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.
Darby Bible Translation
for by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a loaf of bread, and another's wife doth hunt for the precious soul.
World English Bible
For a prostitute reduces you to a piece of bread. The adulteress hunts for your precious life.
Young's Literal Translation
For a harlot consumeth unto a cake of bread, And an adulteress the precious soul hunteth.
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LibraryThe Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake, …
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"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
In Death and after Death
If you do, you will lose your honor and will lose to merciless people all you have achieved.
Strangers will consume your wealth, and someone else will enjoy the fruit of your labor.
Can a man scoop a flame into his lap and not have his clothes catch on fire?
awaiting the arrow that would pierce its heart. He was like a bird flying into a snare, little knowing it would cost him his life.
She hides and waits like a robber, eager to make more men unfaithful.
The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but if he hangs around with prostitutes, his wealth is wasted.
This is what the Sovereign LORD says: What sorrow awaits you women who are ensnaring the souls of my people, young and old alike. You tie magic charms on their wrists and furnish them with magic veils. Do you think you can trap others without bringing destruction on yourselves?
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