New International Version
Like a bandit she lies in wait and multiplies the unfaithful 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.
Proverbs 23:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Increaseth the transgressors among men - More iniquity springs from this one source of evil, than from any other cause in the whole system of sin. Women and strong drink cause many millions to transgress.
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as for a prey or as a robber
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'My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine. 16. Yea, my reins shall rejoice, when thy lips speak right things. 17. Let not thine heart envy sinners: but be thou in the fear of the Lord all the day long. 18. For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off. 19. Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way. 20. Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh: 21. For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Three Important Precepts
The Comforts Belonging to Mourners
Of Internal Acts
For a prostitute can be had for a loaf of bread, but another man's wife preys on your very life.
now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.)
I find more bitter than death the woman who is a snare, whose heart is a trap and whose hands are chains. The man who pleases God will escape her, but the sinner she will ensnare.
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