Proverbs 23:28
Good News Translation
They wait for you like robbers and cause many men to be unfaithful.

Contemporary English Version
they are waiting to attack you like a gang of robbers with victim after victim.

Douay-Rheims Bible
She lieth in wait in the way as a robber, and him whom she shall see unwary, she will kill.

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She lieth in wait in the way as a robber, and him whom she shall see unwary, she will kill.

as for a prey or as a robber

Proverbs 2:16-19 And forsaketh the guide of her youth, . . .

Proverbs 7:12,22-27 And catching the young man, she kisseth him, and with an impudent face, flattereth, saying: . . .

Proverbs 9:18 A wise son maketh the father glad: but a foolish son is the sorrow of his mother.

Proverbs 22:14 The mouth of a strange woman is a deep pit: he whom the Lord is angry with, shall fall into it.

Judges 16:14 And when Dalila had done this, she said to him: The Philistines are upon thee, Samson. And awaking out of his sleep, he drew out the nail with the hairs and the lace.

Ecclesiastes 7:26 And I have found a woman more bitter than death, who is the hunter's snare, and her heart is a net, and her hands are bands. He that pleaseth God shall escape from her: but he that is a sinner, shall be caught by her.

Jeremiah 3:2 Lift up thy eyes on high: and see where thou hast not prostituted thyself: thou didst sit in the ways, waiting for them as a robber in the wilderness: and thou hast polluted the land with thy fornications, and with thy wickedness.

increaseth

Numbers 25:1 And Israel at that time abode in Settim, and the people committed fornication with the daughters of Moab,

Hosea 4:11 Fornication, and wine, and drunkenness, take away the understanding.

1 Corinthians 10:8 Neither let us commit fornication, as some of them that committed fornication: and there fell in one day three and twenty thousand.

Revelation 17:1,2 And there came one of the seven angels who had the seven vials and spoke with me, saying: Come, I will shew thee the condemnation of the great harlot, who sitteth upon many waters: . . .

Context
True Riches
27For a harlot is a deep ditch: and a strange woman is a narrow pit. 28She lieth in wait in the way as a robber, and him whom she shall see unwary, she will kill.29Who hath woe? whose father hath woe? who hath contentions? who falls into pits? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:26
Can a man hide fire in his bosom, and his garments not burn?

Proverbs 7:12
And catching the young man, she kisseth him, and with an impudent face, flattereth, saying:

Ecclesiastes 7:26
And I have found a woman more bitter than death, who is the hunter's snare, and her heart is a net, and her hands are bands. He that pleaseth God shall escape from her: but he that is a sinner, shall be caught by her.

Additional Translations
Like a robber she lies in wait and multiplies the faithless among men.She also lies in wait as for a prey, and increases the transgressors among men.

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

For such a one shall perish suddenly; and every transgressor shall be cut off.

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

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

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

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

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