Proverbs 7:3
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English Standard Version
bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart.

King James Bible
Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart.

American Standard Version
Bind them upon thy fingers; Write them upon the tablet of thy heart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Bind it upon thy fingers, write it upon the tables of thy heart.

English Revised Version
Bind them upon thy fingers; write them upon the table of thine heart.

Webster's Bible Translation
Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thy heart.

Proverbs 7:3 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Here there is a contrast stated to Proverbs 6:30 :

32 He who commits adultery (adulterans mulierem) is beside himself,

     A self-destroyer-who does this.

33 He gains stripes and disgrace,

     And his reproach is never quenched.

נאף, which primarily seems to mean excedere, to indulge in excess, is, as also in the Decalogue, cf. Leviticus 20:10, transitive: ὁ μοιχεύων γυναῖκα. Regarding being mad (herzlos equals heartless) equals amens (excors, vecors), vid., Psychologie, p. 254. משׁחית נפשׁו is he who goes to ruin with wilful perversity. A self-murderer - i.e., he intends to ruin his position and his prosperity in life - who does it, viz., this, that he touches the wife of another. It is the worst and most inextinguishable dishonouring of oneself. Singularly Behaji: who annihilates it (his soul), with reference to Deuteronomy 21:12. Ecclesiastes 4:17, where עשׂה would be equivalent to בּטּל, καταργεῖν, which is untrue and impossible.

(Note: Behaji ought rather to have referred to Zephaniah 3:19; Ezekiel 7:27; Ezekiel 22:14; but there עשׂה את means agere cum aliquo, as we say: mit jemandem abrechnen (to settle accounts with any one).)

נגע refers to the corporal punishment inflicted on the adulterer by the husband (Deuteronomy 17:8; Deuteronomy 21:5); Hitzig, who rejects Proverbs 6:32, refers it to the stripes which were given to the thief according to the law, but these would be called מכּה (מכּות). The punctuation נגע־וקלון is to be exchanged for קלונו נגע (Lwenstein and other good editors). מצא has a more active signification than our "finden" (to find): consequitur, τυγχάνει.

Proverbs 7:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them on the table of your heart:

Proverbs 6:21 Bind them continually on your heart, and tie them about your neck.

Deuteronomy 6:8,9 And you shall bind them for a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes...

Deuteronomy 11:18-20 Therefore shall you lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign on your hand...

Isaiah 30:8 Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever:

Jeremiah 17:1 The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven on the table of their heart...

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, said the LORD...

2 Corinthians 3:3 For as much as you are manifestly declared to be the letter of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink...

Cross References
2 Corinthians 3:3
And you show that you are a letter from Christ delivered by us, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.

Deuteronomy 6:8
You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.

Deuteronomy 11:18
"You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.

Proverbs 3:3
Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.

Proverbs 6:21
Bind them on your heart always; tie them around your neck.

Proverbs 7:4
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call insight your intimate friend,

Jeremiah 17:1
"The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron; with a point of diamond it is engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of their altars,

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