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Avoid The Prostitute 5:7-14

Avoid The Prostitute
Proverbs 5:7-14

7
Now then, my sons, listen to me;
do not turn aside from what I say.
8
Keep to a path far from her,
do not go near the door of her house,
9
lest you lose your honor to others
and your dignity to one who is cruel,
10
lest strangers feast on your wealth
and your toil enrich the house of another.
11
At the end of your life you will groan,
when your flesh and body are spent.
12
You will say, “How I hated discipline!
How my heart spurned correction!
13
I would not obey my teachers
or turn my ear to my instructors.
14
And I was soon in serious trouble
in the assembly of God’s people.”

PCdc Commentary

Why should you avoid the prostitute?
At the end of your life, you will regret it.
You will have lost your
Honor
Dignity
Wealth
Toil

How can you avoid the ravages of Prostitution?
Discipline

The Lips Of The Adulterous Woman 5:1-6

The Lips Of The Adulterous Woman
Proverbs 5:1-6

1
My son, pay attention to my wisdom,
turn your ear to my words of insight,
2
that you may maintain discretion
and your lips may preserve knowledge.
3
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey,
and her speech is smoother than oil;
4
but in the end she is bitter as gall,
sharp as a double-edged sword.
5
Her feet go down to death;
her steps lead straight to the grave.
6
She gives no thought to the way of life;
her paths wander aimlessly, but she does not know it.

PCdc Commentary

5:3A
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey,
5.4A
but in the end she is bitter as gall
5:5A
Her feet go down to death;

The words of the adulteress are tempting,
but the disconcerting end is death.