Proverbs 1:8-19 ESV

The Enticement of Sinners

8 1Hear, my son, your father's instruction, and forsake not your mother's teaching,

References for Proverbs 1:8

9 for they are 2a graceful garland for your head and 3pendants for your neck.

References for Proverbs 1:9

10 My son, if sinners 4entice you, do not consent.

References for Proverbs 1:10

11 If they say, "Come with us, 5let us lie in wait for blood; 6let us ambush the innocent without reason;

References for Proverbs 1:11

      12 like Sheol let us 7swallow them alive, and whole, like 8those who go down to the pit;

      References for Proverbs 1:12

      13 we shall find all precious goods, we shall fill our houses with plunder;
      14 throw in your lot among us; we will all have one purse"--
      15 my son, 9do not walk in the way with them; 10hold back your foot from their paths,

      References for Proverbs 1:15

      16 for 11their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed blood.

      References for Proverbs 1:16

      17 12For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird,

      References for Proverbs 1:17

      18 but these men 13lie in wait for their own blood; they 14set an ambush for their own lives.

      References for Proverbs 1:18

          19 15Such are the ways of everyone who is 16greedy for unjust gain; 17it takes away the life of its possessors.

          References for Proverbs 1:19