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Proverbs 7:21

    Proverbs 7:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield; With the flattering of her lips she forceth him along.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    With her fair words she overcame him, forcing him with her smooth lips.

    Webster's Revision

    With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield; With the flattering of her lips she forceth him along.

    World English Bible

    With persuasive words, she led him astray. With the flattering of her lips, she seduced him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forceth him away.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 7:21

    With her much fair speech - With her blandishments and lascivious talk, she overcame all his scruples, and constrained him to yield.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 7:21

    Fair speech - The Hebrew word is usually translated "doctrine," or "learning" Proverbs 1:5; Proverbs 4:2; Proverbs 9:9; possibly it is used here in keen irony.