New American Standard Bible
Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.
King James Bible
She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men.
Darby Bible Translation
She also lieth in wait as a robber, and increaseth the treacherous among men.
World English Bible
Yes, she lies in wait like a robber, and increases the unfaithful among men.
Young's Literal Translation
She also, as catching prey, lieth in wait, And the treacherous among men she increaseth.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
As for a prey - Better as in the margin.
The transgressors - Better, the treacherous," those that attack men treacherously.
LibraryThe Portrait of a Drunkyard
'Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? 30. They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. 31. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. 32. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. 33. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. 34. Yea, thou shalt be as …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Heart: a Gift for God
A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
For on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread, And an adulteress hunts for the precious life.
She is now in the streets, now in the squares, And lurks by every corner.
And I discovered more bitter than death the woman whose heart is snares and nets, whose hands are chains. One who is pleasing to God will escape from her, but the sinner will be captured by her.
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