Proverbs 30:20

“Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Such is the way of an adulterous woman: she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I haue done no wickednesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

This is the way of an adulterous woman: She eats and wipes her mouth, And says, "I have done no wrong."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So is the way of an adulterous woman; She eateth, and wipeth her mouth, And saith, I have done no wickedness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This is the way of a false wife; she takes food, and, cleaning her mouth, says, I have done no wrong.
- Basic English Bible

Such is the way of an adulterous woman: she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness.
- Darby Bible

Such is the way of an adulterous woman; she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith, I have done no wickedness.
- Webster's Bible

So is the way of an adulterous woman: she eats and wipes her mouth, and says, 'I have done nothing wrong.'
- World English Bible

So -- the way of an adulterous woman, She hath eaten and hath wiped her mouth, And hath said, `I have not done iniquity.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

So is the way of an adulterous woman; she eateth, and wipeth her mouth, and saith: 'I have done no wickedness.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 30:20


30:20 Such is - So secret and undiscernible. Eateth - The bread of deceit in secret.


Discussion for Proverbs 30:20

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