Proverbs 5:3
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey And smoother than oil is her speech;

King James Bible
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

Darby Bible Translation
For the lips of the strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil;

World English Bible
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,

Young's Literal Translation
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And smoother than oil is her mouth,

Proverbs 5:3 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Smoother than oil - The same comparison is used in marginal reference to describe the treachery of a false friend.

Proverbs 5:3 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 25.) Differently to be admonished are those who do not understand aright the words of the sacred Law, and those who understand them indeed aright, but speak them not humbly. For those who understand not aright the words of sacred Law are to be admonished to consider that they turn for themselves a most wholesome drought of wine into a cup of poison, and with a medicinal knife inflict on themselves a mortal wound, when they destroy in themselves what was sound by that whereby they ought,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
Psalm 55:21
His speech was smoother than butter, But his heart was war; His words were softer than oil, Yet they were drawn swords.

Proverbs 2:16
To deliver you from the strange woman, From the adulteress who flatters with her words;

Proverbs 5:20
For why should you, my son, be exhilarated with an adulteress And embrace the bosom of a foreigner?

Proverbs 6:24
To keep you from the evil woman, From the smooth tongue of the adulteress.

Proverbs 7:5
That they may keep you from an adulteress, From the foreigner who flatters with her words.

Proverbs 7:21
With her many persuasions she entices him; With her flattering lips she seduces him.

Proverbs 22:14
The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.

Jump to Previous
Adulteress Drip Drop Dropping Honey Honeycomb Honey-Comb Lips Mouth Oil Smoother Speech Strange
Jump to Next
Adulteress Drip Drop Dropping Honey Honeycomb Honey-Comb Lips Mouth Oil Smoother Speech Strange
Links
Proverbs 5:3 NIV
Proverbs 5:3 NLT
Proverbs 5:3 ESV
Proverbs 5:3 NASB
Proverbs 5:3 KJV

Proverbs 5:3 Bible Apps
Proverbs 5:3 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 5:3 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 5:3 French Bible
Proverbs 5:3 German Bible

Proverbs 5:3 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Proverbs 5:2
Top of Page
Top of Page