Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For a harlot is a deep pit And an adulterous woman is a narrow well.

King James Version

For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Holman Bible

For a prostitute is a deep pit, and a forbidden woman is a narrow well;

International Standard Version

because a prostitute is a deep pit, and the adulterous woman a narrow well.

American Standard Version

For a harlot is a deep ditch; And a foreign woman is a narrow pit.

Amplified

For a harlot is a deep ditch, and a loose woman is a narrow pit.

Bible in Basic English

For a loose woman is a deep hollow, and a strange woman is a narrow water-hole.

Darby Translation

For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For a whore is a deep ditch and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Julia Smith Translation

For a harlot is a deep ditch; and a strong woman a narrow well.

King James 2000

For a harlot is a deep ditch; and a seductress is a narrow well.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For a deep pit is a prostitute, and a narrow well is {an adulteress}.

Modern King James verseion

For a harlot is a deep ditch, and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For a whore is a deep grave, and a harlot is a narrow pit.

NET Bible

for a prostitute is like a deep pit; a harlot is like a narrow well.

New Heart English Bible

For a prostitute is a deep pit; and a wayward wife is a narrow well.

The Emphasized Bible

For, a deep chasm, is the unchaste woman, and, a narrow pit, the female unknown;

Webster

For a lewd woman is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

World English Bible

For a prostitute is a deep pit; and a wayward wife is a narrow well.

Youngs Literal Translation

For a harlot is a deep ditch, And a strange woman is a strait pit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
זנה 
Zanah 
Usage: 93

is a deep
עמק 
`amoq 
Usage: 17

שׁוּחה 
Shuwchah 
Usage: 5

and a strange woman
נכרי 
Nokriy 
Usage: 46

is a narrow
צר צר 
Tsar 
Usage: 109

References

Easton

Hastings

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

26 Give me your heart, my son, And let your eyes delight in my ways. 27 For a harlot is a deep pit And an adulterous woman is a narrow well. 28 Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:14

The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.

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