Proverbs 7:22
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New Living Translation
He followed her at once, like an ox going to the slaughter. He was like a stag caught in a trap,

King James Bible
He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;

Darby Bible Translation
He went after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, and as stocks serve for the correction of the fool;

World English Bible
He followed her immediately, as an ox goes to the slaughter, as a fool stepping into a noose.

Young's Literal Translation
He is going after her straightway, As an ox unto the slaughter he cometh, And as a fetter unto the chastisement of a fool,

Proverbs 7:22 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

7:22 As an ox - Going to it securely, as if it were going to a good pasture.

Proverbs 7:22 Parallel Commentaries

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A Believer's Privilege at Death
'For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.' Phil 1:1I. Hope is a Christian's anchor, which he casts within the veil. Rejoicing in hope.' Rom 12:12. A Christian's hope is not in this life, but he hash hope in his death.' Prov 14:42. The best of a saint's comfort begins when his life ends; but the wicked have all their heaven here. Woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.' Luke 6:64. You may make your acquittance, and write Received in full payment.' Son, remember that
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

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

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