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Proverbs 5:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— He shall die for lack of instruction; And in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— He will die for lack of instruction, And in the greatness of his folly he will go astray.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— He shall die for want of discipline; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— He, shall die, for lack of discipline, and, by the abounding of his perversity, shall he be lost.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— He dieth without instruction, And in the abundance of his folly magnifieth himself!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— He shall die, because he hath not received instruction, and in the multitude of his folly he shall be deceived.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He shall die without instruction, and in the greatnesse of his folly he shal goe astray.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Such a man dies with the uninstructed; and he is cast forth from the abundance of his own substance, and has perished through folly.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
He x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
shall die 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
without x369
(0369) Complement
אַיִן
'ayin
{ah'-yin}
As if from a primitive root meaning to be nothing or not exist; a non-entity; generally used as a negative particle.
instruction; 4148
{4148} Prime
מוּסָר
muwcar
{moo-sawr'}
From H3256; properly chastisement; figuratively reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint.
and in the greatness 7230
{7230} Prime
רֹב
rob
{robe}
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
of his folly 200
{0200} Prime
אִוֶּלֶת
'ivveleth
{iv-veh'-leth}
From the same as H0191; silliness.
he shall go astray. 7686
{7686} Prime
שָׁגָה
shagah
{shaw-gaw'}
A primitive root; to stray (causatively mislead), usually (figuratively) to mistake, especially (morally) to transgress; by extension (through the idea of intoxication) to reel, (figuratively) be enraptured.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 5:22-23.


Proverbs 5:23

_ _ without instruction — literally, “in want of instruction,” having refused it (compare Job 13:18; Hebrews 11:24).

_ _ go astray — literally, “be drunken.” The word “ravished” (Proverbs 5:19) here denotes fullness of punishment.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 5:15-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 5:23

Die — He shall die in his sins. Astray — From the way of life, and from eternal salvation.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 5:23

He shall (n) die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go astray.

(n) Because he will not give ear to God's word and be admonished.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
shall die:

Proverbs 10:21 The lips of the righteous feed many: but fools die for want of wisdom.
Proverbs 14:32 The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous hath hope in his death.
Job 4:21 Doth not their excellency [which is] in them go away? they die, even without wisdom.
Job 36:12 But if they obey not, they shall perish by the sword, and they shall die without knowledge.

in the:

Proverbs 14:14 The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man [shall be satisfied] from himself.
Psalms 81:12 So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: [and] they walked in their own counsels.
2 Peter 2:15-22 Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray, following the way of Balaam [the son] of Bosor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness; ... But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog [is] turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
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Jb 4:21; 36:12. Ps 81:12. Pv 10:21; 14:14, 32. 2P 2:15.

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