Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth. Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her. Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.
Solomon told his listeners to pay attention and to do what he said. He told them to avoid any association with the previously (verses 6-23) mentioned woman, as the consequences will be great, if they do not.