Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.
(She is loud1 and defiant, her feet never stay at home;
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now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.)2
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She took hold of him3 and kissed him and with a brazen face she said:4
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"I have fellowship offerings5 at home; today I fulfilled my vows.
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So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you!
I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt.
I have perfumed my bed6 with myrrh,7 aloes and cinnamon.
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Come, let's drink deep of love till morning; let's enjoy ourselves with love!8
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My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey.
He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon."
With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk.9
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