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Proverbs 5:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— I was well-nigh in all evil In the midst of the assembly and congregation.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “I was almost in utter ruin In the midst of the assembly and congregation.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I was well nigh in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Soon was I in all evil, in the midst of convocation and assembly.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— As a little thing I have been all evil, In the midst of an assembly and a company.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I have almost been in all evil, in the midst of the church and of the congregation.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I was almost in all euill, in the midst of the congregation & assembly.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I was x1961
(1961) Complement
A primitive root (compare H1933); to exist, that is, be or become, come to pass (always emphatic, and not a mere copula or auxiliary).
almost 4592
{4592} Prime
From H4591; a little or few (often adverbial or comparative).
in all x3605
(3605) Complement
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
evil 7451
{7451} Prime
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
in the midst 8432
{8432} Prime
From an unused root meaning to sever; a bisection, that is, (by implication) the centre.
of the congregation 6951
{6951} Prime
From H6950; assemblage (usually concretely).
and assembly. 5712
{5712} Prime
Feminine of H5707 in the original sense of fixture; a stated assemblage (specifically a concourse, or generally a family or crowd).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 5:12-14.

Proverbs 5:14

_ _ evil — for affliction, as in Genesis 19:20; Genesis 49:15.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 5:1-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 5:14

A moment — In how little a time am I now come into remediless misery! Assembly — And that in the congregation of Israel, where I was taught better things.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 5:14

I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and (g) assembly.

(g) Although I was faithfully instructed in the truth, yet I almost fell to utter shame and destruction nonetheless, by good bringing up in the assembly of the godly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with wise [men] shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
Numbers 25:1-6 And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. ... And, behold, one of the children of Israel came and brought unto his brethren a Midianitish woman in the sight of Moses, and in the sight of all the congregation of the children of Israel, who [were] weeping [before] the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.
Hosea 4:11-14 Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the heart. ... I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people [that] doth not understand shall fall.
1 Corinthians 10:6-8 Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted. ... Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them committed, and fell in one day three and twenty thousand.
2 Peter 2:10-18 But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous [are they], selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities. ... For when they speak great swelling [words] of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, [through much] wantonness, those that were clean escaped from them who live in error.
Jude 1:7-13 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. ... Raging waves of the sea, foaming out their own shame; wandering stars, to whom is reserved the blackness of darkness for ever.
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