26 for the price of a prostitute is only a loaf of bread,[g] but a married woman[h] hunts down a precious life. (ESV) For the context, see Proverbs 6:20-35.
ESV - 26 For the price of a prostitute is only a loaf of bread, but a married woman hunts down a precious life.
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The loaf of bread (or the price of that loaf) of which the proverb is speaking is the cost of hiring a prostitute for sex. The proverb is comparing that relatively small expense with the much greater "cost" (even if no exchange of money or goods takes place) to a man who commits adultery with another man's wife (even if the wife was a woman of loose morals who was a willing participant in that adultery), which may result in the adulterer losing his life at the hands of the woman's wronged husband.
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