This chapter is distinguished by the lack of the use of the Lord’s name. While chapter sixteen had an abundance of proverbs that refer to the Lord this chapter wants for them.
In Proverbs chapter eight a guest speaker steps to the lectern. Actually, this is the founder of the school, Lady Wisdom herself.
If we step back and take a wider view we can see how this lesson applies to temptation in general. This chapter also gives us a look at heaven’s opinion of the sacredness of marital love.
My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.