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Proverbs 7:10–13

10  And behold, the woman meets him,

sdressed as a prostitute, wily of heart.3

11  She is tloud and uwayward;

vher feet do not stay at home;

12  now in the street, now in the market,

and wat every corner she xlies in wait.

13  She seizes him and kisses him,

and with ybold face she says to him,

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Proverbs 7:10–13 — The New International Version (NIV)

10 Then out came a woman to meet him,

dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.

11 (She is unruly and defiant,

her feet never stay at home;

12 now in the street, now in the squares,

at every corner she lurks.)

13 She took hold of him and kissed him

and with a brazen face she said:

Proverbs 7:10–13 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

10 And, behold, there met him a woman

With the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart.

11 (She is loud and stubborn;

Her feet abide not in her house:

12 Now is she without, now in the streets,

And lieth in wait at every corner.)

13 So she caught him, and kissed him,

And with an impudent face said unto him,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — New Living Translation (NLT)

10 The woman approached him,

seductively dressed and sly of heart.

11 She was the brash, rebellious type,

never content to stay at home.

12 She is often in the streets and markets,

soliciting at every corner.

13 She threw her arms around him and kissed him,

and with a brazen look she said,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

10 And there a woman met him,

With the attire of a harlot, and a crafty heart.

11 She was loud and rebellious,

Her feet would not stay at home.

12 At times she was outside, at times in the open square,

Lurking at every corner.

13 So she caught him and kissed him;

With an impudent face she said to him:

Proverbs 7:10–13 — New Century Version (NCV)

10 Then the woman approached him,

dressed like a prostitute

and planning to trick him.

11 She was loud and stubborn

and never stayed at home.

12 She was always out in the streets or in the city squares,

waiting around on the corners of the streets.

13 She grabbed him and kissed him.

Without shame she said to him,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

10 And, behold, there met him a woman

With the attire of a harlot, and wily of heart.

11 (She is clamorous and wilful;

Her feet abide not in her house:

12 Now she is in the streets, now in the broad places,

And lieth in wait at every corner.)

13 So she caught him, and kissed him,

And with an impudent face she said unto him:

Proverbs 7:10–13 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

10 And behold, there met him a woman in the attire of a harlot, and subtle of heart. 11 She is clamorous and unmanageable; her feet abide not in her house: 12 now without, now in the broadways, —and she lieth in wait at every corner. 13 And she caught him and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

10 A woman with an ulterior motive meets him.

She is dressed as a prostitute.

11 She is loud and rebellious.

Her feet will not stay at home.

12 One moment she is out on the street,

the next she is at the curb,

on the prowl at every corner.

13 She grabs him and kisses him and brazenly says to him,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

10 A woman came to meet him

dressed like a prostitute,

having a hidden agenda.

11 She is loud and defiant;

her feet do not stay at home.

12 Now in the street, now in the squares,

she lurks at every corner.

13 She grabs him and kisses him;

she brazenly says to him,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 Then a woman comes toward him,

decked out like a prostitute, wily of heart.

11 She is loud and wayward;

her feet do not stay at home;

12 now in the street, now in the squares,

and at every corner she lies in wait.

13 She seizes him and kisses him,

and with impudent face she says to him:

Proverbs 7:10–13 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

10 Then behold! A woman comes to meet him

with the garment of a prostitute and a secret heart.

11 She is loud and stubborn;

her feet do not stay at her house.

12 Now in the street, now in the square,

at every corner she lies in wait.

13 She took hold of him and kissed him.

Her face was impudent, and she said to him,

Proverbs 7:10–13 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

10 A woman came out to meet him.

She was dressed like a prostitute and had a clever plan.

11 She was a loud and pushy woman.

She never stayed at home.

12 Sometimes in the streets, sometimes at other places,

at every corner she would wait.

13 She took hold of the young man and kissed him.

With a bold face she spoke to him.

Proverbs 7:10–13 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

10 And behold, a woman comes to meet him,

Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.

11 She is boisterous and rebellious,

Her feet do not remain at home;

12 She is now in the streets, now in the squares,

And lurks by every corner.

13 So she seizes him and kisses him

And with a brazen face she says to him: