Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



delivering you from the adulteress, from the immoral woman with her seductive words,

She is brazen and defiant her feet don't remain at home. Now she is in the street, now in the plazas, she lurks near every corner. So she grabs hold of him and kisses him, with a brazen face she speaks to him, read more.
"I have given my peace offerings, and today I fulfilled my vows. Therefore, I've come out to meet you, I've looked just for you, and I found you! I've decorated my bed with new coverings embroidered linen from Egypt. I've perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. Come, let's make love until dawn; let's comfort ourselves with love, because my husband isn't home. He left on a long trip. He took a fist full of cash and he'll return home in a month." She leads him astray with great persuasion; with flattering lips she seduces him. All of a sudden he follows her like an ox fit for slaughter or like a fool fit for a trap until an arrow pierces his liver. As a bird darts into a snare, he doesn't realize his fatal decision. So listen to me, my sons, and pay attention to what I have to say. Don't be led astray by her lifestyle, and don't imitate her behavior. For many are the victims whom she has conquered, and many are her slain. Her house leads to Sheol, descending to death's catacombs.

The foolish woman is loud, undisciplined, and without knowledge. She sits at the entrance of her house, on a seat high above the city. She calls out to those passing by on the road, who are minding their own business, read more.
"Whoever is naive, turn in here!" And to anyone lacking sense, she says, "Stolen waters are sweet, and food eaten in secret is delicious." But he does not realize that the dead lurk there, and her invited guests wind up in the depths of Sheol.