Dhammapada

Nirayavagga ⧸ Gāthā 310

Apuññalābho ca gatī ca pāpikā
Bhītassa bhītāya ratī ca thokikā
Rājā ca daṇḍaṃ garukaṃ paṇeti
Tasmā naro paradāraṃ na seve

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The Downward Course ⧸ Verse 310

There is demerit gained along this wicked course,
and the pleasures of a frighted man for a frighted woman are few
as kings will punish them severely.
For this reason alone, a man should never associate
with anothers wife.
English translation © 2002 Barnett Fischer. This is a gift of Dhamma and may be freely copied or reprinted without permission from the author or publisher. Otherwise all rights reserved.

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