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So she tempted him with her charms, and he gave in to her smooth talk.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 7:5 For I looked out of the window of my house through the lattice,
Proverbs 5:3 But her end is bitter as wormwood, and sharp as a two-edged sword.
Judges 16:15-17 And Dalila said to him: How dost thou say thou lovest me, when thy mind is not with me? Thou hast told me lies these three times, and wouldst not tell me wherein thy greatest strength lieth. . . .
Psalm 12:2 They have spoken vain things, every one to his neighbour: with deceitful lips, and with a double heart have they spoken.
1 Samuel 28:23 But he refused, and said: I will not eat. But his servants and the woman forced him, and at length hearkening to their voice, he arose from the ground, and sat upon the bed.
2 Kings 4:8 And there was a day when Eliseus passed by Sunam: now there was a great woman there, who detained him to eat bread: and as he passed often that way, he turned into her house to eat bread.
Luke 14:23 And the Lord said to the servant: Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.
Luke 24:29 But they constrained him, saying: Stay with us, because it is towards evening and the day is now far spent. And he went in with them.
Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying: If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house and abide there. And she constrained us.
2 Corinthians 5:14 For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead.
ContextWarnings about the Adulteress
…20She entangled him with many words, and drew him away with the flattery of her lips. 21Immediately 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,22Till the arrow pierce his liver: as if a bird should make haste to the snare, and knoweth not that his life is in danger.…
Additional TranslationsWith her great persuasion she entices him; she lures him with her flattering lips.With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield; With the flattering of her lips she forceth him along.
So with much converse she prevailed on him to go astray, and with the snares of her lips forced him from the right path.
With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him.
With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forceth him away.
With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she impelled him.
With persuasive words, she led him astray. With the flattering of her lips, she seduced him.
She turneth him aside with the abundance of her speech, With the flattery of her lips she forceth him.
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