Proverbs 7:8

“Passing through the streete neere her corner, and he went the way to her house,”

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Other Translations

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

Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Passing through the street near her corner; And he went the way to her house,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Walking in the street near the turn of her road, going on the way to her house,
- Basic English Bible

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

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

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

Passing on in the street, near her corner, And the way [to] her house he doth step,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Passing through the street near her corner, and he went the way to her house;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 7:8


7:8 Passing - Idle and careless, near the corner of the street in which her house stood.


Discussion for Proverbs 7

  • JIMUSMC
    When we want to know Gods will,there are three things that always concur-the inward impulse,the word of God,and the trend of circumstances.God in the heart,impelling you forward,God in His book corroborating whatever He says in the heart,and God in circumstances,which are always indicative of His will.Ref:A lesson about Gods will from F.B. Meyer
  • Lindy
    Harry, since you have learned the lord will lead you to expectations beyond your comprehension. You have humbled yourself and he will lift you up!
  • Harry
    I think this chapter is as clear as it can be. it is a warning against being led into adultery with a beautiful and willing woman. oh, if I had taken its warning and turned back. now I live with the consequences of a foolish decision for the rest of my life. take heed, all men. she can lead you into a place of instant fun that turns into a lifetime of regret.
  • Bruce Wayne
    This entire chapter is about knowing the Word of God, keeping his 10 Commandments and the apostate church which leads to hell...many. If you know the Word of God, keep his 10 Commandments then these things will keep you from the strange woman (church).
  • BSP
    Verse 8~The young man took a bad first step by putting himself in the pathway of danger. We must avoid placing ourselves in the path of temptation.
  • Bryon
    Probvers 7 says as God children, when we keep his words and lay up his Commandments with us, we have strength to stand against satan and all his demons that try to seduce us. ( In Jesus name.)!

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