Proverbs 6:29sn The verb “touches” is intended here to be a euphemism for illegal sexual contact (e.g., Gen 20:6).
Proverbs 6:29tnHeb “will be exempt from”; NASB, NLT “will not go unpunished.”
Proverbs 6:29tn The verb is יִנָּקֶה (yinnaqeh), the Niphal imperfect from נָקָה (naqah, “to be empty; to be clean”). From it we get the adjectives “clean,” “free from guilt,” “innocent.” The Niphal has the meanings (1) “to be cleaned out” (of a plundered city; e.g., Isa 3:26), (2) “to be clean; to be free from guilt; to be innocent” (Ps 19:14), (3) “to be free; to be exempt from punishment” [here], and (4) “to be free; to be exempt from obligation” (Gen 24:8).
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