Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense;
He who would destroy himself does it.

King James Version

But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

Holman Bible

The one who commits adultery lacks sense;
whoever does so destroys himself.

International Standard Version

Whoever commits adultery with a woman is out of his mind; by doing so he corrupts his own soul.

A Conservative Version

He who commits adultery with a woman is void of understanding. He who would destroy his own soul does it.

American Standard Version

He that committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: He doeth it who would destroy his own soul.

Amplified


But whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks common sense and sound judgment and an understanding [of moral principles];
He who would destroy his soul does it.

Bible in Basic English

He who takes another man's wife is without all sense: he who does it is the cause of destruction to his soul.

Darby Translation

Whoso committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

Julia Smith Translation

He committing adultery with a woman lacked a heart: destroying his soul he will do it.

King James 2000

But whosoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding: he that does it destroys his own soul.

Lexham Expanded Bible

He who commits adultery [with] a woman lacks {sense}, he destroys himself who does it.

Modern King James verseion

Whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding; he who does it destroys his own soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But whoso committeth adultery with a woman, he is a fool: and destroyeth his own soul.

NET Bible

A man who commits adultery with a woman lacks wisdom, whoever does it destroys his own life.

New Heart English Bible

He who commits adultery with a woman is void of understanding. He who does it destroys his own soul.

The Emphasized Bible

He that committeth adultery with a woman, lacketh sense, A destroyer of his own life, is he that doeth it;

Webster

But whoever committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

World English Bible

He who commits adultery with a woman is void of understanding. He who does it destroys his own soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

He who committeth adultery with a woman lacketh heart, He is destroying his soul who doth it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with a woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

שׁחת 
Shachath 
Usage: 146

Context Readings

Warning Against Relations With A Married Woman

31 But when he is found, he must repay sevenfold;
He must give all the substance of his house.
32 The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense;
He who would destroy himself does it.
33 Wounds and disgrace he will find,
And his reproach will not be blotted out.


Cross References

Proverbs 7:7

And I saw among the naive,
And discerned among the youths
A young man lacking sense,

Proverbs 7:22-23

Suddenly he follows her
As an ox goes to the slaughter,
Or as one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage is to be held in honor among all, and the marriage bed is to be undefiled; for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Genesis 39:9-10

There is no one greater in this house than I, and he has withheld nothing from me except you, because you are his wife. How then could I do this great evil and sin against God?”

Genesis 41:39

So Pharaoh said to Joseph, “Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one so discerning and wise as you are.

Exodus 20:14

You shall not commit adultery.

Proverbs 2:18-19

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

Proverbs 5:22-23

His own iniquities will capture the wicked,
And he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 8:36

“But he who sins against me injures himself;
All those who hate me love death.”

Proverbs 9:4

Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!”
To him who lacks understanding she says,

Proverbs 9:16-18

Whoever is naive, let him turn in here,”
And to him who lacks understanding she says,

Ecclesiastes 7:25-26

I directed my mind to know, to investigate and to seek wisdom and an explanation, and to know the evil of folly and the foolishness of madness.

Jeremiah 5:8

“They were well-fed lusty horses,
Each one neighing after his neighbor’s wife.

Jeremiah 5:21

‘Now hear this, O foolish and senseless people,
Who have eyes but do not see;
Who have ears but do not hear.

Ezekiel 18:31

Cast away from you all your transgressions which you have committed and make yourselves a new heart and a new spirit! For why will you die, O house of Israel?

Hosea 4:11-12

Harlotry, wine and new wine take away the understanding.

Hosea 13:9

It is your destruction, O Israel,
That you are against Me, against your help.

Romans 1:22-24

Professing to be wise, they became fools,

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