Proverbs 6:24
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
To keepלִ֭שְׁמָרְךָ
(lish·ma·re·cha)
8104: to keep, watch, preservea prim. root
you from the evilרָ֑ע
(ra;)
7451b: evil, distress, misery, injury, calamityfrom the same as roa
woman,מֵאֵ֣שֶׁת
(me·'e·shet)
802: woman, wife, femalefrom an unused word
From the smoothמֵֽ֝חֶלְקַ֗ת
(me·chel·kat)
2513b: smooth part, smoothness, flatteryfrom chalaq
tongueלָשֹׁ֥ון
(la·sho·vn)
3956: tonguefrom an unused word
of the adulteress.נָכְרִיָּֽה׃
(na·che·ri·yah.)
5237: foreign, alienfrom the same as neker









KJV Lexicon
To keep
shamar  (shaw-mar')
to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; generally, to protect, attend to, etc.
thee from the evil
ra`  (rah)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
woman
'ishshah  (ish-shaw')
irregular plural, nashiym {naw-sheem'}; a woman
from the flattery
chelqah  (khel-kaw')
smoothness; figuratively, flattery; also an allotment -- field, flattering(-ry), ground, parcel, part, piece of land (ground), plat, portion, slippery place, smooth (thing).
of the tongue
lashown  (law-shone')
the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water)
of a strange woman
nokriy  (nok-ree')
strange, in a variety of degrees and applications (foreign, non-relative, adulterous, different, wonderful) -- alien, foreigner, outlandish, strange(-r, woman).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
To keep you from the evil woman, From the smooth tongue of the adulteress.

King James Bible
To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They will protect you from an evil woman, from the flattering tongue of a stranger.

International Standard Version
to protect you from the evil woman, from the words of the seductive woman.

NET Bible
by keeping you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the loose woman.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
To keep you from the evil woman and from the slander of the tongue of the estranged woman.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
to keep you from an evil woman and from the smooth talk of a loose woman.

King James 2000 Bible
To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a seductress.
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