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Proverbs 5:10

    Proverbs 5:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Lest strangers be filled with your wealth; and your labors be in the house of a stranger;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Lest strangers be filled with thy strength, And thy labors be in the house of an alien,

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And strange men may be full of your wealth, and the fruit of your work go to the house of others;

    Webster's Revision

    Lest strangers be filled with thy strength, And thy labors be in the house of an alien,

    World English Bible

    lest strangers feast on your wealth, and your labors enrich another man's house.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Lest strangers be filled with thy strength; and thy labours be in the house of an alien;

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 5:10

    Strangers - The whole gang of those into whose hands the slave of lust yields himself. The words are significant as showing that the older punishment of death Deuteronomy 22:21; Ezekiel 16:38; John 8:5 was not always inflicted, and that the detected adulterer was exposed rather to indefinite extortion. Besides loss of purity and peace, the sin, in all its forms, brings poverty.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 5:10

    5:10 Strangers - Not only the strange women themselves, but others who are in league with them. Labors - Wealth gotten by thy labours.