Proverbs 7:22

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

He goeth after her straightway, as an oxe goeth to the slaughter, or as a foole to the correction of the stocks,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Suddenly he follows her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as {one in} fetters to the discipline of a fool,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He goeth after her straightway, As an ox goeth to the slaughter, Or as `one in' fetters to the correction of the fool;
- American Standard Version (1901)

The simple man goes after her, like an ox going to its death, like a roe pulled by a cord;
- Basic English Bible

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

He goeth after her quickly, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
- Webster's Bible

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

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

He goeth after her straightway, as an ox that goeth to the slaughter, or as one in fetters to the correction of the fool;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 7:22


7:22 As an ox - Going to it securely, as if it were going to a good pasture.


Discussion for Proverbs 7:22

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