King James Version
With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
Darby Bible Translation
With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him.
World English Bible
With persuasive words, she led him astray. With the flattering of her lips, she seduced him.
Young's Literal Translation
She turneth him aside with the abundance of her speech, With the flattery of her lips she forceth him.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.Proverbs 7:21 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryBlessed are the Poor in Spirit
Having spoken of the general notion of blessedness, I come next to consider the subjects of this blessedness, and these our Saviour has deciphered to be the poor in spirit, the mourners, etc. But before I touch upon these, I shall attempt a little preface or paraphrase upon this sermon of the beatitudes. 1 Observe the divinity in this sermon, which goes beyond all philosophy. The philosophers use to say that one contrary expels another; but here one contrary begets another. Poverty is wont to expel …
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:
To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
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