For the lips of an [a](A)adulteress (B)drip honey
And (C)smoother than oil is her [b]speech;
But in the end she is (D)bitter as wormwood,
(E)Sharp as a two-edged sword.
Her feet (F)go down to death,
Her steps take hold of Sheol.
[c]She does not ponder the (G)path of life;
Her ways are (H)unstable, she (I)does not know it.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 5:3 Lit strange woman
  2. Proverbs 5:3 Lit palate
  3. Proverbs 5:6 Lit That she not watch