Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 lurks and lies in wait like a robber [who waits for prey],
And she increases the faithless 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.

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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

27 For, a deep chasm, is the unchaste woman, and, a narrow pit, the female unknown; 28 Yea, she, as for prey, lieth in wait, and, the treacherous among mankind, she causeth to abound. 29 Who hath woe? Who hath outcry of pain? Who hath contentions? Who hath complaining? Who hath needless wounds? Who hath dullness of eyes?



Cross References

Proverbs 7:12

Now outside, now in the broadways, and, near every corner, she lieth in wait:

Ecclesiastes 7:26

I, could indeed find, to be, more bitter than death, the woman, whose heart is, snares and nets, and her hands, bonds, - whoso is pleasing before God, shall escape from her, but, he that sinneth, shall be captured by her.

Numbers 25:1

And Israel remained among the acacias, - and the people began to go away unchastely unto the daughters of Moab;

Judges 16:4-22

And it came to pass, after this, that he loved a woman in the ravine of Shorek, whose, name, was Delilah.

Proverbs 2:16-19

To rescue thee, from the woman that is a stranger, from the female unknown, who with her speeches seduceth;

Proverbs 7:22-27

Going after her instantly, as an ox, to the slaughter, he entereth, and, as in fetters, unto the correction of a fool.

Proverbs 9:18

But he knoweth not, that the shades are there; In the depths of hades, are her guests.

Proverbs 22:14

A deep chasm, is the mouth of strange women, he with whom Yahweh is indignant, falleth there.

Jeremiah 3:2

Lift up thine eyes unto the bare heights and see - where thou hast not been unchastely embraced! beside the ways, hast thou sat to them, like the Arabian m the desert, - and hast defiled the land with thine unchastities, and with thy wickedness.

Hosea 4:11

Unchastity, and wine, and new wine, take away the heart.

1 Corinthians 10:8

Neither let us commit fornication, as, some of them, committed fornication, and there fell, in one day, three and twenty thousand;

Revelation 17:1-2

And one of the seven messengers who had the seven bowls came, and spake with me, saying - Hither! I will point out to thee the judgment of the great harlot, who sitteth upon many waters,

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