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Proverbs 7:12 - Exposition

Now is she without, now in the streets. At one moment outside her own door, at another in the open street. Septuagint: "At one time she roams without ( ἔξω ῥέμβεται )." The woman is represented not as a common prostitute, but as a licentious wife, who, in her unbridled lustfulness, acts the part of a harlot. Lieth in wait at every corner; seeking to entice some victim. Then the narrative proceeds; the writer returns to what he beheld on the occasion to which he refers.

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