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Proverbs 5:5

    Proverbs 5:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Her feet go down to death; Her steps take hold on Sheol;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Her feet go down to death, and her steps to the underworld;

    Webster's Revision

    Her feet go down to death; Her steps take hold on Sheol;

    World English Bible

    Her feet go down to death. Her steps lead straight to Sheol.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on Sheol;

    Definitions for Proverbs 5:5

    Hell - The valley of Hinnom.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 5:5

    Her feet go down to death - She first, like a serpent, infuses her poison, by which the whole constitution of her paramour is infected, which soon or late brings on death.

    Her steps take hold on hell - First, the death of the body; and then the damnation of the soul. These are the tendencies of connections with such women.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 5:5

    5:5 Feet - Her manner of life.