Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified

But whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks heart and understanding (moral principle and prudence); he who does it is destroying his own life.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But whosoever commits adultery with a woman has a fault in his heart; he that does it corrupts 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 if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; He shall give all the substance of his house. 32 He that committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: He doeth it who would destroy his own soul. 33 Wounds and dishonor shall he get; And his reproach shall not be wiped away.


Cross References

Proverbs 7:7

And I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding,

Proverbs 7:22-23

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

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be had in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: for fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

Genesis 39:9-10

he is not greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?

Genesis 41:39

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath showed thee all of this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou:

Exodus 20:14

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Proverbs 2:18-19

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

Proverbs 5:22-23

His own iniquities shall take the wicked, And he shall be holden with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 8:36

But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: All they that hate me love death.

Proverbs 9:4

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: As for him that is void of understanding, she saith to him,

Proverbs 9:16-18

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither; And as for him that is void of understanding, she saith to him,

Ecclesiastes 7:25-26

I turned about, and my heart was set to know and to search out, and to seek wisdom and the reason of things , and to know that wickedness is folly, and that foolishness is madness.

Jeremiah 5:8

They were as fed horses roaming at large; every one neighed after his neighbor's wife.

Jeremiah 5:21

Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; that have eyes, and see not; that have ears, and hear not:

Ezekiel 18:31

Cast away from you all your transgressions, wherein ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?

Hosea 4:11-12

Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the understanding.

Hosea 13:9

It is thy destruction, O Israel, that thou art against me, against thy help.

Romans 1:22-24

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

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