Proverbs 5:3 {4}
Good News Translation
The lips of another man's wife may be as sweet as honey and her kisses as smooth as olive oil,

Contemporary English Version
The words of an immoral woman may be as sweet as honey and as smooth as olive oil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But her end is bitter as wormwood, and sharp as a two-edged sword.

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But her end is bitter as wormwood, and sharp as a two-edged sword.

the lips

Proverbs 2:16 And forsaketh the guide of her youth,

Proverbs 6:24 Let not thy heart covet her beauty, be not caught with her winks:

Proverbs 7:21 Immediately he followeth her as an ox led to be a victim, and as a lamb playing the wanton, and not knowing that he is drawn like a fool to bonds,

Revelation 17:2-6 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication. And they who inhabit the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her whoredom. . . .

smoother

Psalm 55:21 They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Context
Avoiding Immorality
2For the lips of a harlot are like a honeycomb dropping, and her throat is smoother than oil. 3But her end is bitter as wormwood, and sharp as a two-edged sword.4Her feet go down into death, and her steps go in as far as hell.…
Cross References
Psalm 55:21
They are divided by the wrath of his countenance, and his heart hath drawn near. His words are smoother than oil, and the same are darts.

Proverbs 2:16
And forsaketh the guide of her youth,

Proverbs 5:20
The Lord beholdeth the ways of man, and considereth all his steps.

Proverbs 6:24
Let not thy heart covet her beauty, be not caught with her winks:

Proverbs 7:5
For I looked out of the window of my house through the lattice,

Proverbs 7:21
Immediately he followeth her as an ox led to be a victim, and as a lamb playing the wanton, and not knowing that he is drawn like a fool to bonds,

Proverbs 22:14
The mouth of a strange woman is a deep pit: he whom the Lord is angry with, shall fall into it.

Songs 4:11
Thy lips, my spouse, are as a dropping honeycomb, honey and milk are under thy tongue; and the smell of thy garments, as the smell of frankincense.

Additional Translations
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her speech is smoother than oil,For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil:

for honey drops from the lips of a harlot, who for a season pleases thy palate:

For the lips of the strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil;

For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

For the lips of a strange woman drop as a honey-comb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,

For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,
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