Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For her house inclineth unto death, And her paths unto the dead;

New American Standard Bible

For her house sinks down to death
And her tracks lead to the dead;

King James Version

For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead.

Holman Bible

for her house sinks down to death
and her ways to the land of the departed spirits.

International Standard Version

For her house leads down to death, and her paths down to the realm of the dead.

A Conservative Version

(for her house inclines to death, and her paths to the dead;

Amplified


For her house leads down to death
And her paths lead to the dead;

Bible in Basic English

For her house is on the way down to death; her footsteps go down to the shades:

Darby Translation

for her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto the dead;

Julia Smith Translation

For her house sunk down to death, and her tracks to the shades.

King James 2000

For her house leads unto death, and her paths unto the dead.

Lexham Expanded Bible

for her house sinks to death, and to the dead are her paths.

Modern King James verseion

For her house bows down to death, and her paths to the dead.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For her house is inclined unto death, and her paths into hell.

NET Bible

For her house sinks down to death, and her paths lead to the place of the departed spirits.

New Heart English Bible

for her house leads down to death, her paths to the dead.

The Emphasized Bible

For she hath appointed, unto death, her house, and unto the shades, her courses;

Webster

For her house inclineth to death, and her paths to the dead.

World English Bible

for her house leads down to death, her paths to the dead.

Youngs Literal Translation

For her house hath inclined unto death, And unto Rephaim her paths.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּית 
Bayith 
Usage: 2053

שׁוּח 
Shuwach 
Usage: 3

מות 
Maveth 
Usage: 156

and her paths
מעגּלה מעגּל 
Ma`gal 
Usage: 16

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

17 That forsaketh the friend of her youth, And forgetteth the covenant of her God: 18 For her house inclineth unto death, And her paths unto the dead; 19 None that go unto her return again, Neither do they attain unto the paths of life:


Cross References

Proverbs 5:4-14

But in the end she is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a two-edged sword.

Proverbs 6:26-35

For on account of a harlot a man is brought to a piece of bread; And the adulteress hunteth for the precious life.

Proverbs 7:22-27

He goeth after her straightway, As an ox goeth to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the correction of the fool;

Proverbs 9:18

But he knoweth not that the dead are there; That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men,

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these : fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

Ephesians 5:5

For this ye know of a surety, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.

Revelation 21:8

But for the fearful, and unbelieving, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part'shall be in the lake that burneth with fire and brimstone; which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15

Without are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every one that loveth and maketh a lie.

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