Proverbs 5:6 {7}
Good News Translation
She does not stay on the road to life; but wanders off, and does not realize what is happening.

Contemporary English Version
She has missed the path that leads to life and doesn't even know it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now, therefore, my son, hear me, and depart not from the words of my mouth.

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Now, therefore, my son, hear me, and depart not from the words of my mouth.

ponder

Proverbs 4:26 Decline not to the right hand, nor to the left: turn away thy foot from evil. For the Lord knoweth the ways that are on the right hand: but those are perverse which are on the left hand. But he will make thy courses straight, he will bring forward thy ways in peace.

Psalm 119:59 I have thought on my ways: and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.

the path

Proverbs 11:19 A perverse heart is abominable to the Lord: and his will is in them that walk sincerely.

Psalm 16:11 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life, thou shalt fill me with joy with thy countenance: at thy right hand are delights even to the end.

her

Proverbs 6:12,13 He winketh with the eyes, presseth with the foot, speaketh with the finger. . . .

Proverbs 7:10-21 Not bearing to be quiet, not able to abide still at home, . . .

2 Thessalonians 2:9,10 Whose coming is according to the working of Satan, in all power and signs and lying wonders: . . .

Context
Avoiding Immorality
5They walk not by the path of life, her steps are wandering, and unaccountable. 6Now, therefore, my son, hear me, and depart not from the words of my mouth.7Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the doors of her house.…
Cross References
2 Peter 2:14
Having eyes full of adultery and of sin that ceaseth not: alluring unstable souls: having their heart exercised with covetousness: children of malediction.

Proverbs 2:19
That thou mayst walk in a good way: and mayst keep the paths of the just.

Proverbs 4:26
Decline not to the right hand, nor to the left: turn away thy foot from evil. For the Lord knoweth the ways that are on the right hand: but those are perverse which are on the left hand. But he will make thy courses straight, he will bring forward thy ways in peace.

Proverbs 5:21
His own iniquities catch the wicked, and he is fast bound with the ropes of his own sins.

Proverbs 9:13
Sat at the door of her house, upon a seat, in a high place of the city,

Proverbs 30:20
Such also is the way of an adulterous woman, who eateth and wipeth her mouth, and saith: I have done no evil.

Additional Translations
She does not consider the path of life; she does not know that her ways are unstable.Lest you should ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, that you can not know them.

So that she findeth not the level path of life: Her ways are unstable, and'she knoweth it not.

For she goes not upon the paths of life; but her ways are slippery, and not easily known.

Lest she should ponder the path of life, her ways wander, she knoweth not [whither].

So that she findeth not the level path of life: her ways are unstable and she knoweth it not.

Lest thou shouldst ponder the path of life, her ways are movable, that thou canst not know them.

She gives no thought to the way of life. Her ways are crooked, and she doesn't know it.

The path of life -- lest thou ponder, Moved have her paths -- thou knowest not.
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