Ecclesiastes 7:26-29 NIV

26 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

27 "Look," says the Teacher,a3 "this is what I have discovered: "Adding one thing to another to discover the scheme of things--

References for Ecclesiastes 7:27

    • b 7:27 - Or "leader of the assembly"
      28 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

      29 This only have I found: God made mankind upright, but men have gone in search of many schemes."