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Proverbs 5:3-4 English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

For the lips of a forbidden[a] woman drip honey,
    and her speech[b] is smoother than oil,
but in the end she is bitter as wormwood,
    sharp as a two-edged sword.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 5:3 Hebrew strange; also verse 20
  2. Proverbs 5:3 Hebrew palate
English Standard Version Anglicised (ESVUK)

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Proverbs 5:3-4 New International Version (NIV)

For the lips of the adulterous woman drip honey,
    and her speech is smoother than oil;
but in the end she is bitter as gall,
    sharp as a double-edged sword.

New International Version (NIV)

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