|New International Version (© 2011)|
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil;
King James Bible
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:
American Standard Version
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil:
Young's Literal Translation
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,
Proverbs 5:3 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The lips of a strange woman - One that is not thy own, whether Jewess or heathen.
Drop as a honey-comb - She uses the most deceitful, flattering, and alluring speeches: as the droppings of the honey out of the comb are the sweetest of all.
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Proverbs 2:16 To deliver you from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flatters with her words;
Proverbs 6:24 To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
Proverbs 7:21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
Revelation 17:2-6 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication...
Psalm 55:21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
Proverbs 5:3 Parallel CommentariesAdulteress Drip Drop Dropping Honey Honeycomb Honey-Comb Lips Mouth Oil Smoother Speech StrangeAdulteress Drip Drop Dropping Honey Honeycomb Honey-Comb Lips Mouth Oil Smoother Speech StrangeTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Psalm 55:21 His talk is smooth as butter, yet war is in his heart; his words are more soothing than oil, yet they are drawn swords.
Proverbs 2:16 Wisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words,
Proverbs 5:20 Why, my son, be intoxicated with another man's wife? Why embrace the bosom of a wayward woman?
Proverbs 6:24 keeping you from your neighbor's wife, from the smooth talk of a wayward woman.
Proverbs 7:5 They will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.
Proverbs 7:21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk.
Proverbs 22:14 The mouth of an adulterous woman is a deep pit; a man who is under the LORD's wrath falls into it.