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Bible Commentaries
Proverbs 5

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Introduction

Overview

Proverbs 5:1, Solomon exhorts to wisdom; Proverbs 5:3, He shews the mischief of whoredom and riot; Proverbs 5:15, He exhorts to contentedness, liberality, and chastity; Proverbs 5:22, The wicked are overtaken with their own sins.

Verse 1

attend: Proverbs 2:1, Proverbs 4:1, Proverbs 4:20, Matthew 3:9, Mark 4:23, Revelation 2:7, Revelation 2:11, Revelation 2:17, Revelation 2:29, Revelation 3:6, Revelation 3:13, Revelation 3:22

bow: Proverbs 22:17, James 1:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:2 - hearken Job 33:33 - hearken Proverbs 1:8 - hear Proverbs 8:33 - Hear Proverbs 23:12 - General 1 Thessalonians 2:11 - as

Verse 2

thy lips: Proverbs 10:21, Proverbs 15:2, Proverbs 15:7, Proverbs 16:23, Proverbs 20:15, Psalms 45:2, Psalms 71:15, Psalms 119:13, Song of Solomon 4:11, Malachi 2:6, Malachi 2:7

Reciprocal: Job 33:33 - hearken Proverbs 1:8 - hear Proverbs 22:17 - Bow Proverbs 23:12 - General 1 Thessalonians 2:11 - as

Verse 3

the lips: Proverbs 2:16, Proverbs 6:24, Proverbs 7:21, Revelation 17:2-6

mouth: Heb. palate

smoother: Psalms 55:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:8 - refused Genesis 39:10 - as she spake Leviticus 15:20 - General Judges 11:2 - a strange Judges 14:15 - Entice Judges 16:5 - Entice Judges 16:15 - How canst Ezra 10:44 - strange wives Job 31:9 - If mine Proverbs 7:5 - General Proverbs 20:16 - a strange Proverbs 22:14 - mouth Ecclesiastes 7:26 - I find 1 Corinthians 6:18 - Flee

Verse 4

her: Proverbs 6:24-35, Proverbs 7:22, Proverbs 7:23, Proverbs 9:18, Proverbs 23:27, Proverbs 23:28, Ecclesiastes 7:26, Hebrews 12:15, Hebrews 12:16

sharp: Judges 16:4-6, Judges 16:15-21, Psalms 55:21, Hebrews 4:12

Reciprocal: Numbers 5:18 - the bitter water Numbers 5:27 - if she be defiled Proverbs 2:18 - General Proverbs 14:13 - General Revelation 8:11 - Wormwood

Verse 5

Proverbs 2:18, Proverbs 2:19, Proverbs 7:27

Reciprocal: Proverbs 9:18 - the dead Proverbs 15:24 - that Luke 16:23 - in hell

Verse 6

ponder: Proverbs 4:26, Psalms 119:59

the path: Proverbs 11:19, Psalms 16:11

her: Proverbs 6:12, Proverbs 6:13, Proverbs 7:10-21, 2 Thessalonians 2:9, 2 Thessalonians 2:10

Verse 7

Hear: Proverbs 4:1, Proverbs 8:32-36, Proverbs 22:17-21, Hebrews 12:25

and depart: Proverbs 3:21, Proverbs 4:21

Reciprocal: Psalms 25:7 - the sins Psalms 119:9 - shall Psalms 119:102 - departed Proverbs 7:24 - O 1 Corinthians 3:18 - deceive

Verse 8

Proverbs 4:15, Proverbs 6:27, Proverbs 6:28, Matthew 6:13, Ephesians 5:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:10 - or to be Genesis 39:12 - and he left 1 Kings 11:1 - loved Job 21:16 - the counsel Proverbs 1:15 - refrain Proverbs 7:8 - General Proverbs 7:25 - thine Proverbs 29:3 - he Matthew 5:29 - for Luke 15:13 - wasted

Verse 9

Proverbs 6:29-35, Genesis 38:23-26, Judges 16:19-21, Nehemiah 13:26, Hosea 4:13, Hosea 4:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:7 - Lie Proverbs 6:33 - A wound Proverbs 13:18 - Poverty Proverbs 31:3 - strength

Verse 10

strangers: Proverbs 6:35, Hosea 7:9, Luke 15:30

wealth: Heb. strength, Proverbs 31:3

Reciprocal: Proverbs 6:26 - by Proverbs 21:17 - loveth Romans 6:21 - What

Verse 11

thou: Proverbs 7:23, Deuteronomy 32:29, Jeremiah 5:31, Romans 6:21, Hebrews 13:4, Revelation 21:8, Revelation 22:15

when: Numbers 5:27, 1 Corinthians 5:4, 1 Corinthians 5:5

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 28:15 - I am sore Job 13:26 - makest Job 20:11 - bones Job 33:21 - His flesh Proverbs 8:36 - all Proverbs 15:32 - refuseth Proverbs 21:17 - loveth Proverbs 23:32 - At Jeremiah 23:20 - in the Ezekiel 7:16 - mourning

Verse 12

How: Proverbs 1:7, Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:29, Proverbs 1:30, Proverbs 15:5, Psalms 50:17, Psalms 73:22, Zechariah 7:11-14, John 3:19, John 3:20

and my: Proverbs 1:25, Proverbs 6:23, Proverbs 12:1, Proverbs 13:18, Genesis 19:9, Exodus 2:13, Exodus 2:14, 2 Chronicles 24:20-22, 2 Chronicles 25:16, 2 Chronicles 33:10, 2 Chronicles 33:11, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Jeremiah 44:4, Zechariah 1:4-6

Reciprocal: Leviticus 26:15 - soul 1 Samuel 25:31 - grief 1 Kings 22:8 - Let not the Proverbs 8:36 - all Proverbs 10:17 - he that Proverbs 10:21 - fools Proverbs 15:10 - and he Proverbs 15:32 - refuseth Proverbs 30:2 - brutish Jeremiah 17:23 - nor Jeremiah 36:23 - he cut Zephaniah 3:2 - correction Acts 13:41 - ye despisers Romans 1:28 - as they did

Verse 13

Luke 15:18, 1 Thessalonians 4:8, 1 Thessalonians 5:12, 1 Thessalonians 5:13, Hebrews 13:7

Reciprocal: Judges 6:10 - ye have 1 Samuel 25:31 - grief Psalms 50:17 - hatest Proverbs 1:7 - but Proverbs 12:1 - he that Proverbs 15:32 - heareth Jeremiah 3:25 - and have not Romans 1:28 - as they did 2 Thessalonians 3:14 - obey Hebrews 13:17 - Obey

Verse 14

Proverbs 13:20, Numbers 25:1-6, Hosea 4:11-14, 1 Corinthians 10:6-8, 2 Peter 2:10-18, Jude 1:7 -13

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 8:6 - even

Verse 15

Proverbs 5:18, Proverbs 5:19, 1 Corinthians 7:2-5, Hebrews 13:4

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 33:28 - the fountain Psalms 128:3 - a fruitful vine Proverbs 18:22 - findeth a wife Song of Solomon 4:12 - garden Matthew 19:10 - General 1 Peter 3:7 - ye

Verse 16

thy: Deuteronomy 33:28, Psalms 68:26, Isaiah 48:21

dispersed: Genesis 24:60, Judges 12:9, Psalms 127:3, Psalms 128:3

Reciprocal: Numbers 24:7 - pour 1 Kings 2:9 - hold him Isaiah 48:1 - come

Verse 18

rejoice: Ecclesiastes 9:9, Malachi 2:14, Malachi 2:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:8 - sporting Deuteronomy 24:5 - cheer up 2 Samuel 12:3 - one little 1 Chronicles 14:3 - took Proverbs 2:17 - the guide Proverbs 5:15 - General Isaiah 54:6 - a wife 1 Corinthians 7:2 - to avoid Ephesians 5:25 - love Colossians 3:19 - love

Verse 19

as the: Song of Solomon 2:9, Song of Solomon 4:5, Song of Solomon 7:3, Song of Solomon 8:14

satisfy thee: Heb. water thee, Proverbs 5:15

be thou ravished always with her love: Heb. err thou always in her love, 2 Samuel 12:4

Reciprocal: Genesis 26:8 - sporting 2 Samuel 12:3 - one little 2 Kings 21:1 - Hephzibah 1 Chronicles 14:3 - took Ecclesiastes 9:9 - with the wife Song of Solomon 2:7 - by the roes Song of Solomon 4:9 - thou hast Ezekiel 24:16 - the desire Malachi 2:14 - the wife Acts 9:36 - Dorcas 1 Corinthians 7:2 - to avoid Ephesians 5:25 - love Colossians 3:19 - love

Verse 20

with: Proverbs 2:16-19, Proverbs 6:24, Proverbs 7:5, Proverbs 22:14, Proverbs 23:27, Proverbs 23:28, Proverbs 23:33, 1 Kings 11:1

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 13:6 - thy brother Judges 11:2 - a strange Ezra 10:44 - strange wives Psalms 139:3 - and art acquainted Proverbs 21:15 - destruction Song of Solomon 4:9 - thou hast

Verse 21

Proverbs 15:3, 2 Chronicles 16:9, Job 31:4, Job 34:21, Psalms 11:4, Psalms 17:3, Psalms 139:1-12, Jeremiah 16:17, Jeremiah 17:10, Jeremiah 23:24, Jeremiah 32:19, Hosea 7:2, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:18, Revelation 2:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 16:13 - Thou 2 Samuel 22:25 - in his eye sight Job 14:16 - thou numberest Job 24:23 - yet his eyes Job 33:27 - I have sinned Psalms 90:8 - our Psalms 119:168 - for all my Psalms 139:3 - and art acquainted Proverbs 16:2 - but Proverbs 24:12 - doth not he that Isaiah 37:28 - I know Jeremiah 29:23 - even I Amos 9:8 - the eyes

Verse 22

His: Proverbs 1:18, Proverbs 1:31, Proverbs 11:3, Proverbs 11:5, Psalms 7:15, Psalms 7:16, Psalms 9:15, Jeremiah 2:19, Hosea 4:11-14, Galatians 6:7, Galatians 6:8

holden: Ecclesiastes 7:26

sins: Heb. sin, 1 Corinthians 5:9, 1 Corinthians 5:10, Galatians 5:19-21, Ephesians 5:5, Ephesians 5:6, Hebrews 13:4

Reciprocal: Judges 9:56 - God rendered Judges 16:21 - and put out 2 Samuel 13:12 - folly 2 Samuel 22:6 - sorrows 1 Kings 2:44 - return Job 18:8 - he is cast Job 20:11 - bones Job 36:8 - cords Psalms 10:2 - let Psalms 35:8 - net Psalms 49:5 - iniquity Psalms 94:23 - And he Proverbs 2:22 - the wicked Proverbs 6:32 - destroyeth Proverbs 8:36 - all Proverbs 11:6 - but Proverbs 11:18 - wicked Proverbs 13:6 - wickedness Proverbs 29:6 - the transgression Jeremiah 4:18 - Thy way Jeremiah 44:7 - against Lamentations 1:14 - yoke Hosea 4:9 - reward them Hosea 7:2 - their own Micah 7:13 - for Zechariah 5:8 - the weight John 8:34 - Whosoever Acts 8:23 - the bond

Verse 23

shall die: Proverbs 10:21, Proverbs 14:32, Job 4:21, Job 36:12

in the: Proverbs 14:14, Psalms 81:12, 2 Peter 2:15-22

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 13:12 - folly Job 20:11 - bones Proverbs 1:18 - General Proverbs 2:22 - the wicked Proverbs 6:32 - destroyeth Proverbs 7:25 - go Proverbs 8:36 - all Proverbs 12:8 - he

Bibliographical Information
Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 5". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-5.html.
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