They will protect you from an evil woman,a from the flatteringb tongue of a stranger.c25
Don't lust in your heart for her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyelashes.
For a prostitute's fee is only a loaf of bread,d but an adulteresse goes after [your] very life.f27
Can a man embrace fireg and his clothes not be burned?
Can a man walk on coals without scorching his feet?
So it is with the one who sleeps with another man's wife; no one who touches her will go unpunished.