New International Version
keeping you from your neighbor's wife, from the smooth talk of a wayward woman.
King James Bible
To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
Darby Bible Translation
to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
World English Bible
to keep you from the immoral woman, from the flattery of the wayward wife's tongue.
Young's Literal Translation
To preserve thee from an evil woman, From the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To keep thee from the evil woman - Solomon had suffered sorely from this quarter; and hence his repeated cautions and warnings to others. The strange woman always means one that is not a man's own; and sometimes it may also imply a foreign harlot, one who is also a stranger to the God of Israel.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
of the tongue of a strange woman or of the strange tongue.
LibraryThe Talking Book
A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
But he refused. "With me in charge," he told her, "my master does not concern himself with anything in the house; everything he owns he has entrusted to my care.
Wisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words,
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil;
Why, my son, be intoxicated with another man's wife? Why embrace the bosom of a wayward woman?
They will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.
With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk.
I find more bitter than death the woman who is a snare, whose heart is a trap and whose hands are chains. The man who pleases God will escape her, but the sinner she will ensnare.
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