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Proverbs 23:28

    Proverbs 23:28 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    She also lies in wait as for a prey, and increases the transgressors among men.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Yea, she lieth in wait as a robber, And increaseth the treacherous among men.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Yes, she is waiting secretly like a beast for its food, and deceit by her is increased among men.

    Webster's Revision

    Yea, she lieth in wait as a robber, And increaseth the treacherous among men.

    World English Bible

    Yes, she lies in wait like a robber, and increases the unfaithful among men.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Yea, she lieth in wait as a robber, and increaseth the treacherous among men.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 23:28

    Increaseth the transgressors among men - More iniquity springs from this one source of evil, than from any other cause in the whole system of sin. Women and strong drink cause many millions to transgress.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 23:28

    As for a prey - Better as in the margin.

    The transgressors - Better, the treacherous," those that attack men treacherously.