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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Proverbs 6

1:2 instruction; (i-5) 'Wisdom' here and in ver. 7 is chokmah . 'Instruction' means also, 'correction,' 'warning,' 'discipline,' Job 36:10 .

Verse 1

6:1 friend, (e-10) Or 'neighbour.' so in ver. 3.

Verse 3

6:3 thyself, (f-21) Or 'submit thyself,' as Psalms 68:30 . with (g-25) A rare strong word implying fierceness -- to be moved violently. Translated 'encourage,' Psalms 138:3 ; 'overcome,' Song of Solomon 6:5 ; 'insolent,' Isaiah 3:5 . The insistence would be to get him to discharge the debt at once.

Verse 11

6:11 plunderer, (h-9) Or 'a tramp.'

Verse 12

6:12 perverse (i-15) Or 'perverted.' Lit. 'perverseness of,' as ch. 4.24.

Verse 14

6:14 soweth (k-13) Lit. 'sendeth out' -- intensive -- so ver. 19, ch. 16.28.

Verse 16

6:16 him. (l-13) Lit. 'of his soul.'

Verse 19

6:19 uttereth (m-5) Lit. 'that breatheth out.' see Psalms 27:12 .

Verse 23

6:23 instruction (n-15) Or 'discipline.'

Verse 24

6:24 flattery (o-10) Lit. 'smoothness.' see ch. 7.5,21.

Verse 32

6:32 understanding. (a-10) Or 'senseless.' strictly, 'lacking heart,' and so often.

Verse 34

6:34 man, (b-8) Geber . see Job 3:3 .

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Proverbs 6". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/dsn/proverbs-6.html. 1857-67.