Proverbs 23:28 Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.

King James Version

She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men.

Holman Bible

indeed, she sets an ambush like a robber and increases those among men who are unfaithful.

International Standard Version

Surely she lies in wait like a bandit, increasing those who are faithless among mankind.

American Standard Version

Yea, she lieth in wait as a robber, And increaseth the treacherous among men.

Amplified

She also lies in wait as a robber or as one waits for prey, and she increases the treacherous among men.

Bible in Basic English

Yes, she is waiting secretly like a beast for its food, and deceit by her is increased among men.

Darby Translation

She also lieth in wait as a robber, and increaseth the treacherous among men.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

She also lies in wait as for a prey and increases the transgressors among men.

Julia Smith Translation

She also will lie in wait as for prey, and she will add those transgressing among men.

King James 2000

She also lies in wait as for a prey, and increases the unfaithful among men.

Lexham Expanded Bible

She [is] also like a robber lying in wait, and the faithless among mankind she increases.

Modern King James verseion

She also lies in wait as for prey, and increases the treacherous among men.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

She lurketh like a thief, and those that be not aware, she bringeth unto her.

NET Bible

Indeed, she lies in wait like a robber, and increases the unfaithful among men.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, she lies in wait like a robber, and increases the unfaithful among men.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, she, as for prey, lieth in wait, and, the treacherous among mankind, she causeth to abound.

Webster

She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men.

World English Bible

Yes, she lies in wait like a robber, and increases the unfaithful among men.

Youngs Literal Translation

She also, as catching prey, lieth in wait, And the treacherous among men she increaseth.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארב 
'arab 
Usage: 42

as for a prey
חתף 
Chetheph 
Usage: 1

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

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. 29 Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has contentions? Who has complaining? Who has wounds without cause? Who has redness of eyes?



Cross References

Proverbs 7:12

She is now in the streets, now in the squares, And lurks by every corner.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I discovered more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, whose hands are chains One who is pleasing to God will escape from her, but the sinner will be captured by her.

Numbers 25:1

While Israel remained at Shittim, the people began to play the harlot with the daughters of Moab.

Judges 16:4-22

After this it came about that he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.

Proverbs 2:16-19

To deliver you from the strange woman, From the adulteress who flatters with her words;

Proverbs 7:22-27

Suddenly he follows her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,

Proverbs 9:18

But he does not know that the dead are there, That her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 22:14

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

Jeremiah 3:2

"Lift up your eyes to the bare heights and see; Where have you not been violated? By the roads you have sat for them Like an Arab in the desert, And you have polluted a land With your harlotry and with your wickedness.

Hosea 4:11

Harlotry, wine and new wine take away the understanding.

1 Corinthians 10:8

Nor let us act immorally, as some of them did, and twenty-three thousand fell in one day.

Revelation 17:1-2

Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and spoke with me, saying, "Come here, I will show you the judgment of the great harlot who sits on many waters,



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