Proverbs 7:5
New International Version
They will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.

New Living Translation
Let them protect you from an affair with an immoral woman, from listening to the flattery of a promiscuous woman.

English Standard Version
to keep you from the forbidden woman, from the adulteress with her smooth words.

Berean Study Bible
that they may keep you from the adulteress, from the stranger with seductive words.

King James Bible
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.

New King James Version
That they may keep you from the immoral woman, From the seductress who flatters with her words.

New American Standard Bible
So that they may keep you from an adulteress, From the foreigner who flatters with her words.

NASB 1995
That they may keep you from an adulteress, From the foreigner who flatters with her words.

NASB 1977
That they may keep you from an adulteress, From the foreigner who flatters with her words.

Amplified Bible
That they may keep you from the immoral woman, From the foreigner [who does not observe God’s laws and] who flatters with her [smooth] words.

Christian Standard Bible
She will keep you from a forbidden woman, a wayward woman with her flattering talk.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
She will keep you from a forbidden woman, a stranger with her flattering talk.

American Standard Version
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, From the foreigner that flattereth with her words.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For it will keep you from the estranged woman whose words are seductive.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
that she may keep thee from the strange and wicked woman, if she should assail thee with flattering words.

Contemporary English Version
They will protect you from the flattering words of someone else's wife.

Douay-Rheims Bible
That she may keep thee from the woman that is not thine, and from the stranger who sweeteneth her words.

English Revised Version
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.

Good News Translation
They will keep you away from other men's wives, from women with seductive words.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
in order to guard yourself from an adulterous woman, from a loose woman with her smooth talk.

International Standard Version
so they can keep you from an adulterous woman, from the immoral woman with her seductive words.

JPS Tanakh 1917
That they may keep thee from the strange woman, From the alien woman that maketh smooth her words.

Literal Standard Version
To preserve you from a strange woman, From a stranger who has made her sayings smooth.

NET Bible
so that they may keep you from the adulterous woman, from the loose woman who flatters you with her words.

New Heart English Bible
that they may keep you from the strange woman, from the foreigner who flatters with her words.

World English Bible
that they may keep you from the strange woman, from the foreigner who flatters with her words.

Young's Literal Translation
To preserve thee from a strange woman, From a stranger who hath made smooth her sayings.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Warnings about the Adulteress
4Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,” and call understanding your kinsman, 5that they may keep you from the adulteress, from the stranger with seductive words. 6For at the window of my house I looked through the lattice.…

Cross References
Proverbs 2:16
It will rescue you from the forbidden woman, from the stranger with seductive words

Proverbs 5:3
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her speech is smoother than oil,

Proverbs 5:20
Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress, or embrace the bosom of a stranger?

Proverbs 6:24
to keep you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the adulteress.

Proverbs 7:4
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman,

Proverbs 7:6
For at the window of my house I looked through the lattice.

Proverbs 22:14
The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; he who is under the wrath of the LORD will fall into it.


Treasury of Scripture

That they may keep you from the strange woman, from the stranger which flatters with her words.

Proverbs 2:16
To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words;

Proverbs 5:3
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

Proverbs 6:24
To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.









Verse 5. - That they may keep thee from the strange woman (see on Proverbs 2:16 and Proverbs 6:24). When the heart is filled with the love of what is good, it is armed against the seductions of evil pleasure or whatever may entice the soul from God and duty. Septuagint, "That she (Wisdom) may keep thee from the strange and evil woman, if she should assail thee with gracious words."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
that they may keep you
לִ֭שְׁמָרְךָ (liš·mā·rə·ḵā)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 8104: To hedge about, guard, to protect, attend to

from the adulteress,
זָרָ֑ה (zā·rāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 2114: To turn aside, to be a, foreigner, strange, profane, to commit adultery

from the stranger
מִ֝נָּכְרִיָּ֗ה (min·nā·ḵə·rî·yāh)
Preposition-m | Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's 5237: Foreign, alien

with seductive
הֶחֱלִֽיקָה׃ (he·ḥĕ·lî·qāh)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 2505: To be smooth, to apportion, separate

words.
אֲמָרֶ֥יהָ (’ă·mā·re·hā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person feminine singular
Strong's 561: Something said


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