I find more bitter than death the woman who is a snare,1 whose heart is a trap and whose hands are chains. The man who pleases God will escape her, but the sinner she will ensnare.2
References for Ecclesiastes 7:26
"Look," says the Teacher,3 "this is what I have discovered: "Adding one thing to another to discover the scheme of things--
References for Ecclesiastes 7:27
while I was still searching but not finding-- I found one [upright] man among a thousand, but not one [upright] woman4 among them all.
References for Ecclesiastes 7:28
This only have I found: God made mankind upright, but men have gone in search of many schemes."