Proverbs 7:8
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New International Version
He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house

New Living Translation
He was crossing the street near the house of an immoral woman, strolling down the path by her house.

English Standard Version
passing along the street near her corner, taking the road to her house

New American Standard Bible
Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house,

King James Bible
Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Crossing the street near her corner, he strolled down the road to her house

International Standard Version
Proceeding down the street near her corner, he makes his way toward her house

NET Bible
He was passing by the street near her corner, making his way along the road to her house

New Heart English Bible
passing through the street near her corner, he went the way to her house,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Who pass by in the street, beside the corner of the road of her house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He was crossing a street near her corner and walking toward her house

JPS Tanakh 1917
Passing through the street near her corner, And he went the way to her house;

New American Standard 1977
Passing through the street near her corner;
            And he takes the way to her house,

Jubilee Bible 2000
passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

King James 2000 Bible
Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

American King James Version
Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

American Standard Version
Passing through the street near her corner; And he went the way to her house,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Who passeth through the street by the corner, and goeth nigh the way of her house.

Darby Bible Translation
passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

English Revised Version
Passing through the street near her corner, and he went the way to her house;

Webster's Bible Translation
Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house.

World English Bible
passing through the street near her corner, he went the way to her house,

Young's Literal Translation
Passing on in the street, near her corner, And the way to her house he doth step,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:6-27 Here is an affecting example of the danger of youthful lusts. It is a history or a parable of the most instructive kind. Will any one dare to venture on temptations that lead to impurity, after Solomon has set before his eyes in so lively and plain a manner, the danger of even going near them? Then is he as the man who would dance on the edge of a lofty rock, when he has just seen another fall headlong from the same place. The misery of self-ruined sinners began in disregard to God's blessed commands. We ought daily to pray that we may be kept from running into temptation, else we invite the enemies of our souls to spread snares for us. Ever avoid the neighbourhood of vice. Beware of sins which are said to be pleasant sins. They are the more dangerous, because they most easily gain the heart, and close it against repentance. Do nothing till thou hast well considered the end of it. Were a man to live as long as Methuselah, and to spend all his days in the highest delights sin can offer, one hour of the anguish and tribulation that must follow, would far outweigh them.
Study Bible
Warnings about the Adulteress
7And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense, 8Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house, 9In the twilight, in the evening, In the middle of the night and in the darkness.…
Cross References
Proverbs 7:12
She is now in the streets, now in the squares, And lurks by every corner.

Proverbs 7:27
Her house is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.
Treasury of Scripture

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