Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

To keep thee from the evil woman, From the flattery of the foreigner's tongue.

New American Standard Bible

To keep you from the evil woman, From the smooth tongue of the adulteress.

King James Version

To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Holman Bible

They will protect you from an evil woman,
from the flattering tongue of a stranger.

International Standard Version

to protect you from the evil woman, from the words of the seductive woman.

A Conservative Version

to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the stranger's tongue.

Amplified

To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a loose woman.

Bible in Basic English

They will keep you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the strange woman.

Darby Translation

to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Julia Smith Translation

To watch thee from the woman of evil, from the smoothness of the strange tongue.

King James 2000

To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a seductress.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[in order] to preserve you from an evil woman, from the smoothness of [the] tongue of {an adulteress}.

Modern King James verseion

to keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

that they may keep thee from the evil woman, and from the flattering tongue of the harlot:

NET Bible

by keeping you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of the loose woman.

New Heart English Bible

to keep you from the immoral woman, from the flattery of the foreign woman.

The Emphasized Bible

To keep thee from the wicked woman, from the flattery of the tongue of her that is a stranger.

Webster

To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

World English Bible

to keep you from the immoral woman, from the flattery of the wayward wife's tongue.

Youngs Literal Translation

To preserve thee from an evil woman, From the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

of the tongue
לשׁנה לשׁן לשׁון 
Lashown 
Usage: 116

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Commandment And Instruction As Guardians

23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; And reproofs of instruction are the way of life: 24 To keep thee from the evil woman, From the flattery of the foreigner's tongue. 25 Lust not after her beauty in thy heart; Neither let her take thee with her eyelids.


Cross References

Proverbs 2:16

To deliver thee from the strange woman, Even from the foreigner that flattereth with her words;

Proverbs 5:3

For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil:

Proverbs 7:5

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

Ecclesiastes 7:26

And I find more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, and whose hands are bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.

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