Proverbs 22:14

“The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The mouth of strange women is a deepe pit: he that is abhorred of the Lord shall fall therein.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit; He who is cursed of the LORD will fall into it.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: He that is abhorred of Jehovah shall fall therein.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The mouth of strange women is a deep hole: he with whom the Lord is angry will go down into it.
- Basic English Bible

The mouth of strange women is a deep ditch: he with whom Jehovah is displeased shall fall therein.
- Darby Bible

The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred by the LORD shall fall therein.
- Webster's Bible

The mouth of an adulteress is a deep pit: he who is under Yahweh's wrath will fall into it.
- World English Bible

A deep pit [is] the mouth of strange women, The abhorred of Jehovah falleth there.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The mouth of strange women is a deep pit: he that is abhorred of the LORD shall fall therein.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 22:14


22:14 The mouth - Her fair and flattering speeches.


Discussion for Proverbs 22:14

  • Karon harris for verse 14
    This is so true. I read this Proverb and it save me from making a big mistake. It was sent to me and I read it three times and i was amaze. very wise Proverb
  • Ofonime Ibanga for verse 14
    He that is abhorred of the Lord refers to those who don't fear God, and they easily fall into flattery traps and sight-seeing deceptions.

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