Jamieson, Fausset, and Brown
increaseth . . . transgressors— (Proverbs 5:8-10). The vice alluded to is peculiarly hardening to the heart.
deep ditch—a narrow pit, out of which it is hard to climb.
lieth in wait—to ensnare men into the pit, as hunters entrap game (compare Proverbs 22:14).
A solemn warning against whoredom and drunkenness (Hosea 4:11).
give me—This is the address of that divine wisdom so often presented (Proverbs 8:1; Proverbs 9:3, etc.).
my ways—such as I teach you (Proverbs 3:17; Proverbs 9:6).
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