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On Choosing Your Own Path – Proverbs 5:11-12

On Choosing Your Own Path
Proverbs 5:11-12 (NIV)

11 At the end of your life you will groan,
when your flesh and body are spent.

12 You will say, “How I hated discipline!
How my heart spurned correction!”

Proverbs Club Commentary

Following your own path
leads to heartache and remorse.

Avoiding The Adulteress Safeguards Your Path – Proverbs 5:8-10

Avoiding The Adulteress Safeguards Your Path
Proverbs 5:8-10 (NIV)

8 Keep to a path far from her,
do not go near the door of her house,

9 lest you lose your honor to others
and your dignity to one who is cruel,

10 lest strangers feast on your wealth
and your toil enrich the house of another.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The adulteress will destroy your honor, dignity, and wealth.

Evade The Adulteress – Proverbs 5:7

Evade The Adulteress
Proverbs 5:7 (NIV)

7 Now then, my sons, listen to me;
do not turn aside from what I say.

8 Keep to a path far from her,
do not go near the door of her house,

9 lest you lose your honor to others
and your dignity[a] to one who is cruel,

10 lest strangers feast on your wealth
and your toil enrich the house of another.

Proverbs Club Commentary

To retain your honor and wealth,
avoid the home of the adulteress.

Aimless Paths Of The Adulteress – Proverbs 5:6

Aimless Paths Of The Adulteress
Proverbs 5:6 (NIV)

6 She gives no thought to the way of life;
her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.

Proverbs Club Commentary

An adulteress is not bothered
by her indiscriminate behavior.

Path Of The Adulteress Leads To Death – Proverbs 5:5

Path Of The Adulteress Leads To Death
Proverbs 5:5

5 Her feet go down to death;
her steps lead straight to the grave.

NIV

Proverbs Club Commentary

The adulteress is followed to the grave.