Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

For [the] price of a woman, a prostitute, [is the] price of a loaf of bread, but the {woman belonging to a man} hunts precious life.

New American Standard Bible

For on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread, And an adulteress hunts for the precious life.

King James Version

For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

Holman Bible

For a prostitute’s fee is only a loaf of bread,
but an adulteress goes after a precious life.

International Standard Version

because the price of a whore is a loaf of bread, and an adulterous woman stalks a man's precious life.

A Conservative Version

For the price of a harlot is as much as a piece of bread, but the adulteress hunts for the precious life.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

For on account of a harlot a man is brought to a piece of bread, and the adulteress stalks and snares [as with a hook] the precious life [of a man].

Bible in Basic English

For a loose woman is looking for a cake of bread, but another man's wife goes after one's very life.

Darby Translation

for by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a loaf of bread, and another's wife doth hunt for the precious soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For by means of a whorish woman a man is reduced to a piece of bread, and the woman will hunt the precious soul of the man.

Julia Smith Translation

For by a woman a harlot, even to a round of bread: and a man's wife will hunt the precious soul.

King James 2000

For by means of a harlot a man is reduced to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will prey upon his precious life.

Modern King James verseion

For by means of a harlot a man comes to a piece of bread; and another man's wife will hunt for the precious life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A harlot will make a man to beg his bread, but a married woman will hunt for the precious life.

NET Bible

for on account of a prostitute one is brought down to a loaf of bread, but the wife of another man preys on your precious life.

New Heart English Bible

For a prostitute reduces you to a piece of bread. The adulteress hunts for your precious life.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, for the sake of an impure woman, a man may be brought even to a cake of bread, - and, a man's wife, for a precious soul, may hunt!

Webster

For by means of a lewd woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.

World English Bible

For a prostitute reduces you to a piece of bread. The adulteress hunts for your precious life.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a harlot consumeth unto a cake of bread, And an adulteress the precious soul hunteth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For by means of
בּעד 
B@`ad 
at, for, by, over, upon, about, up, through
Usage: 104

זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

a man is brought to a piece
כּכר 
Kikkar 
Usage: 68

of bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

and the adulteress
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

will hunt
צוּד 
Tsuwd 
Usage: 18

References

Easton

Smith

Context Readings

Commandment And Instruction As Guardians

25 Do not desire her beauty in your heart; may she not capture you with her eyelashes. 26 For [the] price of a woman, a prostitute, [is the] price of a loaf of bread, but the {woman belonging to a man} hunts precious life. 27 Can a man carry fire in his lap, and his clothes not burn?


Cross References

Proverbs 29:3

A man who loves wisdom will make his parents glad, but the friend of prostitutes will squander his wealth.

1 Samuel 2:36

All the remainder of your household will come to bow down {before} him for a bit of silver or a loaf of bread and will say, "Please assign me to one of the {priestly offices} so that I can eat a morsel of bread." '"

Proverbs 5:10

lest strangers take [their] fill of your strength, and your labors [go] to the house of a foreigner,

Genesis 39:14

she called to the men of her house and said to them, "Look! He brought a Hebrew man to us to mock us! He came to me to lie with me, and I cried out with a loud voice.

Proverbs 7:23

until an arrow pierces his {entrails}, like a bird rushing into a snare, but he does not know that {it will cost him his life}.

Proverbs 29:8

Men of scoffing set a city aflame, but the wise turn away wrath.

Ezekiel 13:8

Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh: 'Because of your speaking falseness and [because] you envisioned a lie, therefore, look! I [am] against you!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Ezekiel 13:18

And you must say, 'Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "Woe to {those who sew} magic charm bands on all the wrists of the hands of my [people] and {those who make the veils} [that are] on the head of [people of] every height, to ensnare [people's] lives! Will you ensnare [the] lives of my people {and keep yourselves alive}?

Luke 15:13-15

And after not many days, the younger son gathered everything [and] went on a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his wealth [by] living wastefully.

Luke 15:30

But when this son of yours returned--who has consumed your assets with prostitutes--you killed the fattened calf for him!'

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