Proverbs 5:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil;

New Living Translation
For the lips of an immoral woman are as sweet as honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil.

English Standard Version
For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil,

Berean Study Bible
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her speech is smoother than oil,

New American Standard Bible
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, And her speech is smoother than oil;

NASB 1995
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey And smoother than oil is her speech;

NASB 1977
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, And smoother than oil is her speech;

Amplified Bible
For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey [like a honeycomb] And her speech is smoother than oil;

Christian Standard Bible
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her words are smoother than oil,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Though the lips of the forbidden woman drip honey and her words are smoother than oil,

Contemporary English Version
The words of an immoral woman may be as sweet as honey and as smooth as olive oil.

Good News Translation
The lips of another man's wife may be as sweet as honey and her kisses as smooth as olive oil,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The lips of an adulterous woman drip with honey. Her kiss is smoother than oil,

International Standard Version
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil.

NET Bible
For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey, and her seductive words are smoother than olive oil,
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

New King James Version
For the lips of an immoral woman drip honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil;

King James 2000 Bible
For the lips of an immoral woman drop as a honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

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

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

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

American Standard Version
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil:

A Faithful Version
For the lips of a wanton woman drip as a 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;

English Revised Version
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

Webster's Bible Translation
For the lips of a strange woman drop as a honey-comb, and her mouth is smoother than oil:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For the lippes of a strange woman drop as an honie combe, and her mouth is more soft then oyle.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For the lippes of a straunge woman are a dropping hony combe, and her throte is more glistering then oyle:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For the lippes of an harlot are a droppinge hony combe, and hir throte is softer then oyle.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, "" And 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,

Smith's Literal Translation
For the lips of the strange woman will drop droppings of the honeycomb, and her palate is smooth above oil:

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For the lips of a harlot are like a honeycomb dropping, and her throat is smoother than oil.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For the lips of a loose woman are like a dripping honeycomb, and her voice is smoother than oil.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Because the lips of an estranged woman are dripping honey and her words are softer than oil.

Lamsa Bible
For the lips of a strange woman drop as a honeycomb, and her words are smoother than oil;

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
For the lips of a strange woman drop honey, And her mouth is smoother than oil;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
for honey drops from the lips of a harlot, who for a season pleases thy palate:








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