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Proverbs 7:12–15

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,

14  “I had to zoffer sacrifices,4

and today I have apaid my vows;

15  so now I have come out to meet you,

to seek you eagerly, and I have found you.

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Proverbs 7:12–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

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:

14 “Today I fulfilled my vows,

and I have food from my fellowship offering at home.

15 So I came out to meet you;

I looked for you and have found you!

Proverbs 7:12–15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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,

14 I have peace offerings with me;

This day have I payed my vows.

15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee,

Diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

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,

14 “I’ve just made my peace offerings

and fulfilled my vows.

15 You’re the one I was looking for!

I came out to find you, and here you are!

Proverbs 7:12–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

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:

14 I have peace offerings with me;

Today I have paid my vows.

15 So I came out to meet you,

Diligently to seek your face,

And I have found you.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

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,

14 “I made my fellowship offering and took some of the meat home.

Today I have kept my special promises.

15 So I have come out to meet you;

I have been looking for you and have found you.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

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:

14 Sacrifices of peace-offerings are with me;

This day have I paid my vows.

15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee,

Diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

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, 14 I have peace-offerings with me; this day have I paid my vows: 15 therefore came I forth to meet thee, to seek earnestly thy face, and I have found thee.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

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,

14 “I have some sacrificial meat.

Today I kept my vows.

15 That’s why I came to meet you.

Eagerly, I looked for you,

and I’ve found you.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

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,

14 “I’ve made fellowship offerings;

today I’ve fulfilled my vows.

15 So I came out to meet you,

to search for you, and I’ve found you.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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:

14 “I had to offer sacrifices,

and today I have paid my vows;

15 so now I have come out to meet you,

to seek you eagerly, and I have found you!

Proverbs 7:12–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

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,

14 “Sacrifices of peace offerings are upon me;

today I completed my vows.

15 So I have come out to meet you,

to seek your face, and I have found you.

Proverbs 7:12–15 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

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.

14 She said, “At home I have meat left over from my offerings.

Today I offered what I had promised I would.

15 So I came out to meet you.

I looked for you. And I have found you!

Proverbs 7:12–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

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:

14 “I was due to offer peace offerings;

Today I have paid my vows.

15 Therefore I have come out to meet you,

To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.