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Proverbs 5:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Lest strangers be filled with thy strength, And thy labors [be] in the house of an alien,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours [be] in the house of a stranger;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And strangers will be filled with your strength And your hard-earned goods [will go] to the house of an alien;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labors [be] in the house of a stranger;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and the fruits of thy toil [come] into the house of a stranger;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Lest strange men, be well fed, by thy strength, and, thy toils, be in the house of the alien.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Lest strangers be filled [with] thy power, And thy labours in the house of a stranger,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Lest strangers be filled with thy strength, and thy labours be in another man's house,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and thy labors [be] in the house of a stranger,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— lest strangers be filled with thy strength, and thy labours come into the houses of strangers;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours [be] in the house of a stranger;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Lest x6435
(6435) Complement
פֵּן
pen
{pane}
From H6437; properly removal; used only (in the constructive) adverbially as conjugation lest.
strangers 2114
{2114} Prime
זוּר
zuwr
{zoor}
A primitive root; to turn aside (especially for lodging); hence to be a foreigner, strange, profane; specifically (active participle) to commit adultery.
z8801
<8801> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 309
be filled 7646
{7646} Prime
שָׂבַע
saba`
{saw-bah'}
A primitive root; to sate, that is, fill to satisfaction (literally or figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with thy wealth; 3581
{3581} Prime
כֹּחַ
koach
{ko'-akh}
From an unused root meaning to be firm; vigor, literally (force, in a good or a bad sense) or figuratively (capacity, means, produce); also (from its hardiness) a large lizard.
and thy labours 6089
{6089} Prime
עֶצֶב
`etseb
{eh'-tseb}
From H6087; an earthen vessel; usually (painful) toil; also a pang (whether of body or mind).
[be] in the house 1004
{1004} Prime
בַּיִת
bayith
{bah'-yith}
Probably from H1129 abbreviated; a house (in the greatest variation of applications, especially family, etc.).
of a stranger; 5237
{5237} Prime
נָכְרִי
nokriy
{nok-ree'}
From H5235 (second form); strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 5:10

_ _ wealth — literally, “strength,” or the result of it.

_ _ labours — the fruit of thy painful exertions (Psalms 127:2). There may be a reference to slavery, a commuted punishment for death due the adulterer (Deuteronomy 22:22).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 5:1-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 5:10

Strangers — Not only the strange women themselves, but others who are in league with them. Labors — Wealth gotten by thy labours.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 5:10

Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy (f) labours [be] in the house of a stranger;

(f) The goods gotten by your travel.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
strangers:

Proverbs 6:35 He will not regard any ransom; neither will he rest content, though thou givest many gifts.
Hosea 7:9 Strangers have devoured his strength, and he knoweth [it] not: yea, gray hairs are here and there upon him, yet he knoweth not.
Luke 15:30 But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.

wealth:
Heb. strength,
Proverbs 31:3 Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings.
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Pv 6:35; 31:3. Ho 7:9. Lk 15:30.

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