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Proverbs 2:18-19 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 for her house sinks down to death
and her ways to the land of the departed spirits.
19 None return who go to her;
none reach the paths of life.

Proverbs 7:21-23 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

21 She seduces him with her persistent pleading;
she lures with her flattering[a] talk.
22 He follows her impulsively
like an ox going to the slaughter,
like a deer bounding toward a trap[b]
23 until an arrow pierces its[c] liver,
like a bird darting into a snare
he doesn’t know it will cost him his life.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 7:21 Lit smooth
  2. Proverbs 7:22 Text emended; MT reads like a shackle to the discipline of a fool; Hb obscure
  3. Proverbs 7:23 Or his

Proverbs 7:27 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 Her house is the road to Sheol,
descending to the chambers of death.

Proverbs 23:27-28 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 For a prostitute is a deep pit,
and a stranger is a narrow well;
28 indeed, she sets an ambush like a robber
and increases those among men who are unfaithful.

Ezekiel 13:18 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

18 and say: This is what the Lord God says: Woe to the women who sew magic bands on the wrist of every hand and who make veils for the heads of people of every height in order to ensnare lives. Will you ensnare the lives of My people but preserve your own?

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