Proverbs 2:15-22 CSB

15 whose paths are crooked, and whose ways are devious.
16 It will rescue you from a forbidden woman,a from a strangerb with her flattering talk,c

References for Proverbs 2:16

    • e 2:16 - Pr 9:13-18
    • f 2:16 - Or foreign woman
    • g 2:16 - Pr 5:3,20; 6:24; 7:5,21
      17 who abandons the companion of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God;d

      References for Proverbs 2:17

          18 for her house sinks down to death and her ways to the land of the departed spirits.e

          References for Proverbs 2:18

            • i 2:18 - Pr 9:18; 21:16
              19 None return who go to her; none reach the paths of life.f

              References for Proverbs 2:19

                • j 2:19 - Pr 7:5,21-27; 23:27-28
                  20 So follow the way of good people, and keep to the paths of the righteous.
                  21 For the upright will inhabit the land, and those of integrity will remain in it;g

                  References for Proverbs 2:21

                      22 but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the treacherous uprooted from it.