New Living Translation
For the lips of an immoral woman are as sweet as honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil.
King James Bible
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:
Darby Bible Translation
For the lips of the strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil;
World English Bible
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,
Young's Literal Translation
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:3 The lips - It concerns thee to get and to use discretion, that thou mayest be able to resist those temptations to which thou art exposed.
LibraryTwenty Second Sunday after Trinity Paul's Thanks and Prayers for Churches.
Text: Philippians 1, 3-11. 3 I thank my God upon all my remembrance of you, 4 always in every supplication of mine on behalf of you all making my supplication with joy, 5 for your fellowship in furtherance of the gospel from the first day until now; 6 being confident of this very thing, that he who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Jesus Christ: 7 even as it is right for me to be thus minded on behalf of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as, both in my bonds …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
"The Truth. " Some Generals Proposed.
Thirdly, for Thy Actions.
The Right Understanding of the Law
His words are as smooth as butter, but in his heart is war. His words are as soothing as lotion, but underneath are daggers!
Wisdom will save you from the immoral woman, from the seductive words of the promiscuous woman.
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.
So she seduced him with her pretty speech and enticed him with her flattery.
The mouth of an immoral woman is a dangerous trap; those who make the LORD angry will fall into it.
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