Proverbs 7:21
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New International Version
With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk.

King James Bible
With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

Darby Bible Translation
With her much enticement she beguiled him; with the smoothness of her lips she constrained him.

World English Bible
With persuasive words, she led him astray. With the flattering of her lips, she seduced him.

Young's Literal Translation
She turneth him aside with the abundance of her speech, With the flattery of her lips she forceth him.

Proverbs 7:21 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

With her much fair speech - With her blandishments and lascivious talk, she overcame all his scruples, and constrained him to yield.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

with her

Proverbs 7:5 That they may keep you from the strange woman, from the stranger which flatters with her words.

Proverbs 5:3 For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

Judges 16:15-17 And she said to him, How can you say, I love you, when your heart is not with me? you have mocked me these three times...

Psalm 12:2 They speak vanity every one with his neighbor: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak.

forced

1 Samuel 28:23 But he refused, and said, I will not eat. But his servants, together with the woman, compelled him; and he listened to their voice...

2 Kings 4:8 And it fell on a day, that Elisha passed to Shunem, where was a great woman; and she constrained him to eat bread. And so it was...

Luke 14:23 And the lord said to the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.

Luke 24:29 But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them.

Acts 16:15 And when she was baptized, and her household, she sought us, saying, If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord...

2 Corinthians 5:14 For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:

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Text: 2 Corinthians 3, 4-11. 4 And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward: 5 not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account anything as from ourselves; but our sufficiency is from God; 6 who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. 7 But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon
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The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
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