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
CommentaryClarke'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.
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LibraryTwelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
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 …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil;
keeping you from your neighbor's wife, from the smooth talk of a wayward woman.
All at once he followed her like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer stepping into a noose
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