Proverbs 6

1:2 instruction; (i-5) 'Wisdom' here and in ver. 7 is chokmah. 'Instruction' means also, 'correction,' 'warning,' 'discipline,' Job 36.10.6:1 friend, (e-10) Or 'neighbour.' so in ver. 3. 6:3 thyself, (f-21) Or 'submit thyself,' as Ps. 68.30. with (g-25) A rare strong word implying fierceness -- to be moved violently. Translated 'encourage,' Ps. 138.3; 'overcome,' Cant. 6.5; 'insolent,' Isa. 3.5. The insistence would be to get him to discharge the debt at once. 6:11 plunderer, (h-9) Or 'a tramp.' 6:12 perverse (i-15) Or 'perverted.' Lit. 'perverseness of,' as ch. 4.24. 6:14 soweth (k-13) Lit. 'sendeth out' -- intensive -- so ver. 19, ch. 16.28. 6:16 him. (l-13) Lit. 'of his soul.' 6:19 uttereth (m-5) Lit. 'that breatheth out.' see Ps. 27.12. 6:23 instruction (n-15) Or 'discipline.' 6:24 flattery (o-10) Lit. 'smoothness.' see ch. 7.5,21. 6:32 understanding. (a-10) Or 'senseless.' strictly, 'lacking heart,' and so often. 6:34 man, (b-8) Geber. see Job 3.3.
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