King James Version
But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a twoedged sword.
Darby Bible Translation
but her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.
World English Bible
But in the end she is as bitter as wormwood, and as sharp as a two-edged sword.
Young's Literal Translation
And her latter end is bitter as wormwood, Sharp as a sword with mouths.
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But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword.Proverbs 5:4 Parallel Commentaries
LibrarySinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
The Right Understanding of the Law
Second Great Group of Parables.
For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
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.
My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.
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