3 For the lips of an 1adulteress 2drip honey And 3smoother than oil is her speech;

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4 But in the end she is 4bitter as wormwood, 5Sharp as a two-edged sword.

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5 Her feet 6go down to death, Her steps take hold of Sheol.

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6 She does not ponder the 7path of life; Her ways are 8unstable, she 9does not know it.

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    • c 5:6 - Lit "That she not watch"
      7 10Now then, my sons, listen to me And 11do not depart from the words of my mouth.

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      8 12Keep your way far from her And do not go near the 13door of her house,

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      9 Or you will give your vigor to others And your years to the cruel one;
      10 And strangers will be filled with your strength And your hard-earned goods will go to the house of an alien;
      11 And you groan at your final end, When your flesh and your body are consumed;

      References for Proverbs 5:11

        • d 5:11 - Or "latter"