Proverbs 6:26

“For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For by meanes of a whorish woman, a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteresse will hunt for the precious life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For on account of a harlot {one is reduced} to a loaf of bread, And an adulteress hunts for the precious life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For on account of a harlot `a man is brought' to a piece of bread; And the adulteress hunteth for the precious life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For a loose woman is looking for a cake of bread, but another man's wife goes after one's very life.
- Basic English Bible

for by means of a whorish woman [a man is brought] to a loaf of bread, and another's wife doth hunt for the precious soul.
- Darby Bible

For by means of a lewd woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.
- Webster's Bible

For a prostitute reduces you to a piece of bread. The adulteress hunts for your precious life.
- World English Bible

For a harlot consumeth unto a cake of bread, And an adulteress the precious soul hunteth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For on account of a harlot a man is brought to a loaf of bread, but the adulteress hunteth for the precious life.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 6:26

  • Chukwu Israel fc for verse 26
    It is talking about all women that got or display seducively i.e womans nature that is created by God is to attract,charm or seduce by his actions,words,looks etc all centers on the enticement,feelings or aro*****t of mens thoughts,capturedness,mind,soul etc.Infact man in its nature is to sin(fornication and adultery);i came to understand in christian life as it is writen"flee".God knew our weaknesses because we possess flesh and blood; but God said about agape love, that is to say we should be carefull as we are interacting with each other we should do it in the public place i.e you and woman should not be in a private place to avoid reflex action because u like yourselves.It is writen"A man cannot put fire in his bossom and expect that he wont be burn't".If a man is not carefull of it he is deceiving himself to be spiritual.And as you live you pray the holy spirit to 1engrace,2fear God,3know the word by studing it everytime,4you to be focus.John10:10 said the mission of satan is to steal,kill and destroy but in these situation it's destruction because you will be a begger and things will not go well for you etc. e.gLike the prodigal son instead of you to be an inherited king of abraham.

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