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Proverbs 23:27

    Proverbs 23:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For a harlot is a deep ditch; And a foreign woman is a narrow pit.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For a loose woman is a deep hollow, and a strange woman is a narrow water-hole.

    Webster's Revision

    For a harlot is a deep ditch; And a foreign woman is a narrow pit.

    World English Bible

    For a prostitute is a deep pit; and a wayward wife is a narrow well.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 23:27

    For a whore is a deep ditch - See on Proverbs 22:14 (note).