Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
He went after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, and as stocks serve for the correction of the fool;
But he knoweth not that the dead are there; that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.
For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.
and I found more bitter than death the woman whose heart is nets and snares, and whose hands are bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be caught by her.
watching lest there be any one who lacks the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;
After this he loved a woman in the valley of Sorek, whose name was Deli'lah.
Smooth were the milky words of his mouth, but his heart was war; his words were softer than oil, yet are they drawn swords.
For the word of God is living and operative, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and penetrating to the division of soul and spirit, both of joints and marrow, and a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful, and the end of mirth is sadness.