Proverbs 6:23 {24}
Good News Translation
Their instructions are a shining light; their correction can teach you how to live.

Contemporary English Version
The Law of the Lord is a lamp, and its teachings shine brightly. Correction and self-control will lead you through life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger.

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That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger.

the commandment

Psalm 19:8 The justices of the Lord are right, rejoicing hearts: the commandment of the Lord is lightsome, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:98-100,105 Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: for it is ever with me. . . .

Isaiah 8:20 To the law rather, and to the testimony. And if they speak not according to this word, they shall not have the morning light.

2 Peter 1:19 And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts.

lamp

Revelation 2:5 Be mindful therefore from whence thou art fallen: and do penance and do the first works. Or else I come to thee and will move thy candlestick out of its place, except thou do penance.

and reproofs

Proverbs 5:12 And have not heard the voice of them that taught me, and have not inclined my ear to masters?

Proverbs 15:31 The ear that heareth the reproofs of life, shall abide in the midst of the wise.

Proverbs 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but the child that is left to his own will, bringeth his mother to shame.

Leviticus 19:17 Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart: But reprove him openly, lest thou incur sin through him.

Psalm 141:5 The just man shall correct me in mercy, and shall reprove me: but let not the oil of the sinner fatten my head. For my prayer shall still be against the things with which they are well pleased:

the way

Proverbs 3:18 The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth, hath established the heavens by prudence.

Proverbs 4:4,13 Get wisdom, get prudence: forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth. . . .

Proverbs 15:24 The path of life is above for the wise, that he may decline from the lowest hell.

Jeremiah 21:8 And to this people thou shalt say: Thus saith the Lord: Behold I set before you the way of life, and the way of death.

Context
Warnings Against Adultery
22Because the commandment is a lamp, and the law a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: 23That they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the stranger.24Let not thy heart covet her beauty, be not caught with her winks:…
Cross References
Genesis 39:8
But he in no wise consenting to that wicked act said to her: Behold, my master hath delivered all things to me, and knoweth not what he hath in his own house:

Psalm 19:8
The justices of the Lord are right, rejoicing hearts: the commandment of the Lord is lightsome, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:105
Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my paths.

Psalm 119:130
The declaration of thy words giveth light: and giveth understanding to little ones.

Proverbs 10:17
Lying lips hide hatred: he that uttereth reproach, is foolish.

Ecclesiastes 7:5
It is better to be rebuked by a wise man, than to be deceived by the flattery of fools.

Ecclesiastes 7:26
And I have found a woman more bitter than death, who is the hunter's snare, and her heart is a net, and her hands are bands. He that pleaseth God shall escape from her: but he that is a sinner, shall be caught by her.

Additional Translations
For this commandment is a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the reproofs of discipline are the way to life,For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; And reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

For the commandment of the law is a lamp and a light; a way of life; reproof also and correction:

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light. Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,

For a lamp is the command, And the law a light, And a way of life are reproofs of instruction,
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