New American Standard Bible
Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.
King James Bible
Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids.
Darby Bible Translation
Lust not after her beauty in thy heart, neither let her take thee with her eyelids;
World English Bible
Don't lust after her beauty in your heart, neither let her captivate you with her eyelids.
Young's Literal Translation
Desire not her beauty in thy heart, And let her not take thee with her eyelids.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Eyelids - Possibly pointing to the Eastern custom of painting the eyes on the outside with kohl so as to give brightness and languishing expression.
LibraryThe Talking Book
In order that we may be persuaded so to do, Solomon gives us three telling reasons. He says that God's law, by which I understand the whole run of Scripture, and, especially the gospel of Jesus Christ, will be a guide to us:--"When thou goest, it shall lead thee." It will be a guardian to us: "When thou sleepest"--when thou art defenceless and off thy guard--"it shall keep thee." And it shall also be a dear companion to us: "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee." Any one of these three arguments …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
How Subjects and Prelates are to be Admonished.
but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
2 Kings 9:30
When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it, and she painted her eyes and adorned her head and looked out the window.
And you, O desolate one, what will you do? Although you dress in scarlet, Although you decorate yourself with ornaments of gold, Although you enlarge your eyes with paint, In vain you make yourself beautiful. Your lovers despise you; They seek your life.
"Furthermore, they have even sent for men who come from afar, to whom a messenger was sent; and lo, they came-- for whom you bathed, painted your eyes and decorated yourselves with ornaments;
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