Proverbs 7:22 {23}
Good News Translation
Suddenly he was going with her like an ox on the way to be slaughtered, like a deer prancing into a trap

Contemporary English Version
At once he followed her like an ox on the way to be slaughtered, or like a fool on the way to be punished

Douay-Rheims Bible
Till the arrow pierce his liver: as if a bird should make haste to the snare, and knoweth not that his life is in danger.

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Till the arrow pierce his liver: as if a bird should make haste to the snare, and knoweth not that his life is in danger.

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Acts 14:13 The priest also of Jupiter that was before the city, bringing oxen and garlands before the gate, would have offered sacrifice with the people.

as a: Dr.

the correction

Job 13:27 Thou hast put my feet in the stocks, and hast observed all my paths, and hast considered the steps of my feet:

Jeremiah 20:2 And Phassur struck Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks, that were in the upper gate of Benjamin, in the house of the Lord.

Acts 16:24 Who having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison and made their feet fast in the stocks.

Context
Warnings about the Adulteress
21Immediately he followeth her as an ox led to be a victim, and as a lamb playing the wanton, and not knowing that he is drawn like a fool to bonds, 22Till the arrow pierce his liver: as if a bird should make haste to the snare, and knoweth not that his life is in danger.23Now, therefore, my son, hear me, and attend to the words of my mouth.…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:32
He gathereth to himself shame and dishonour, and his reproach shall not be blotted out:

Proverbs 7:21
Immediately he followeth her as an ox led to be a victim, and as a lamb playing the wanton, and not knowing that he is drawn like a fool to bonds,

Proverbs 7:23
Now, therefore, my son, hear me, and attend to the words of my mouth.

Additional Translations
He follows her on impulse, like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer bounding into a trap,He goes after her straightway, as an ox goes to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;

He goeth after her straightway, As an ox goeth to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the correction of the fool;

And he followed her, being gently led on, and that as an ox is led to the slaughter, and as a dog to bonds, or as a hart shot in the liver with an arrow:

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

He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as fetters to the correction of the fool;

He goeth after her quickly, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;

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

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