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My son. See note on Proverbs 1:8 .
keep = watch.
words = sayings. Hebrew. imrah. App-73 .
live: i.e. live for ever, in resurrection and eternal life. See note on Leviticus 18:5 . Illustrations: Adam (Genesis 3:22 , Genesis 3:23 ); Lot's wife (Genesis 19:26 ); Saul (1 Chronicles 10:13 ); Prophet (1 Kings 13:0 ).
Bind them. Compare Proverbs 3:3 .Deuteronomy 6:8 ; Deuteronomy 11:18 .
table = tablet.
sister. Compare Matthew 12:50 .
kinswoman = close friend (masc). Only other occurance. Ruth 2:1 , of Boaz.
strange = apostate. Hebrew. zur. See note on Proverbs 5:3 .
stranger = alien, or foreigner. See note on Proverbs 5:3 .
flattereth = maketh smooth.
simple. See note on Proverbs 1:4 .
youths = sons.
understanding. Hebrew heart. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Subject), App-6 , for understanding. Compare Proverbs 6:32 .
street = back street.
went = sauntered.
twilight = darkness. A Homonym. See note on 1 Samuel 30:17 .
evening = evening of the day.
subtil = hidden. Hebrew. nazar. Not the same word as in Genesis 3:1 . Same as in Isaiah 48:6 .
impudent. Hebrew hardened. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for boldness.
decked, &c. These words in verses: Proverbs 7:16 , Proverbs 7:17 , are rare words appropriately put into the lips of a foreigner.
take our fill = drink deep.
loves. Plural = much love.
goodman = master of the house. Compare Matthew 24:43 .Luke 12:39 .
the day appointed = the new moon.
straightway = suddenly.
fool. Hebrew. 'evil. See note on Proverbs 1:7 .
life = soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 .
children = sons. See the Structure, p. 864.
she hath cast down. Illustrations: Samson (Judges 16:4-21 ); David (2 Samuel 11:0 ); Solomon (1 Kings 11:0 .Nehemiah 13:26; Nehemiah 13:26 ).
hell = the grave. Hebrew. sheol. App-35 .
chambers = inner chambers. An explanation of Sheol.
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Proverbs 7". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://studylight.org/
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