Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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 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 when he is discovered, he must restore seven-fold, forfeiting the entire value of his house. 32 Whoever commits adultery with a woman is out of his mind; by doing so he corrupts his own soul. 33 He will receive a beating and dishonor, and his shame won't disappear,


Cross References

Proverbs 7:7

and I noticed among the naive that is, I discerned among the youths a senseless young man.

Proverbs 7:22-23

All of a sudden he follows her like an ox fit for slaughter or like a fool fit for a trap

Hebrews 13:4

Let marriage be kept honorable in every way, and the marriage bed undefiled. For God will judge those who commit sexual sins, especially those who commit adultery.

Genesis 39:9-10

No one has more authority in this house than I do. He has withheld nothing from me, except you, and that's because you're his wife. So how can I commit such a horrible evil? How can I sin against God?"

Genesis 41:39

Since God has revealed all of this to you," Pharaoh told Joseph, "there is no one so wise and discerning as you.

Exodus 20:14

"You are not to commit adultery.

Proverbs 2:18-19

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

Proverbs 5:22-23

The wicked person's iniquities will capture him, and he will be held with the cords of his sin.

Proverbs 8:36

But whoever sins against me destroys himself; everyone who hates me loves death."

Proverbs 9:4

"Let whoever is naive, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says,

Proverbs 9:16-18

"Whoever is naive, turn in here!" And to anyone lacking sense, she says,

Ecclesiastes 7:25-26

I committed myself to understand, to learn, to search for wisdom and explanations, and to understand both the evil that is foolishness and the stupidity that is delusion.

Jeremiah 5:8

They were well-fed, lusty stallions, each one neighing after his neighbor's wife.

Jeremiah 5:21

"Hear this, you foolish and stupid people: They have eyes, but don't see; they have ears, but don't hear.

Ezekiel 18:31

Stop your transgressing the deeds by which you've rebelled and then make for yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. Why should you die, you house of Israel?

Hosea 4:11-12

"Sexual immorality, wine, and fresh wine seduce the heart of my people.

Hosea 13:9

"You have destroyed yourself, Israel, although I remain your help.

Romans 1:22-24

Though claiming to be wise, they became fools

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