New Living Translation
Wisdom will save you from the immoral woman, from the seductive words of the promiscuous woman.
King James Bible
To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words;
Darby Bible Translation
To deliver thee from the strange woman, from the stranger who flattereth with her words;
World English Bible
To deliver you from the strange woman, even from the foreigner who flatters with her words;
Young's Literal Translation
To deliver thee from the strange woman, From the stranger who hath made smooth her sayings,
Proverbs 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:16 Strange woman - From the adulteress or whore.
LibrarySunday Before Lent
Text: First Corinthians 13. 1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. 3 And if I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profiteth me nothing. 4 Love suffereth long, and is kind; love envieth not; love …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
The Knowledge of God
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God and his Righteousness," &C.
For the lips of an immoral woman are as sweet as honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil.
Why be captivated, my son, by an immoral woman, or fondle the breasts of a promiscuous woman?
It will keep you from the immoral woman, from the smooth tongue of a promiscuous woman.
Let them protect you from an affair with an immoral woman, from listening to the flattery of a promiscuous woman.
The mouth of an immoral woman is a dangerous trap; those who make the LORD angry will fall into it.
A prostitute is a dangerous trap; a promiscuous woman is as dangerous as falling into a narrow well.
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