New International Version
Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes.
King James Bible
Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids.
Darby Bible Translation
Lust not after her beauty in thy heart, neither let her take thee with her eyelids;
World English Bible
Don't lust after her beauty in your heart, neither let her captivate you with her eyelids.
Young's Literal Translation
Desire not her beauty in thy heart, And let her not take thee with her eyelids.
Proverbs 6:25 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Neither let her take thee with her eye-lids - It is a very general custom in the East to paint the eye-lids. I have many Asiatic drawings in which this is expressed. They have a method of polishing the eyes with a preparation of antimony, so that they appear with an indescribable lustre; or, as one who mentions the fact from observation, "Their eyes appear to be swimming in bliss."
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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 …
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How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
2 Kings 9:30
Then Jehu went to Jezreel. When Jezebel heard about it, she put on eye makeup, arranged her hair and looked out of a window.
What are you doing, you devastated one? Why dress yourself in scarlet and put on jewels of gold? Why highlight your eyes with makeup? You adorn yourself in vain. Your lovers despise you; they want to kill you.
"They even sent messengers for men who came from far away, and when they arrived you bathed yourself for them, applied eye makeup and put on your jewelry.
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