1My son, keep your father's commandment, 2and forsake not your mother's teaching.
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3Bind them on your heart always; 4tie them around your neck.
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5When you walk, they will lead you; 6when you lie down, they will 7watch over you; and when you awake, they will talk with you.
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For the commandment is 8a lamp and the teaching a light, and the 9reproofs of discipline are the way of life,
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to preserve you from the evil woman, from the smooth tongue of 10the adulteress.
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11Do not desire her beauty in your heart, and do not let her capture you with her 12eyelashes;
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for 13the price of a prostitute is only 14a loaf of bread, but a married woman15hunts down a precious life.
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Can a man carry 16fire next to his 17chest and his clothes not be burned?
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Or can one 18walk on hot coals and his feet not be scorched?
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So is he who goes in to his neighbor's wife; none who touches her 19will go unpunished.
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People do not despise a thief if he steals to 20satisfy his appetite when he is hungry,
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but 21if he is caught, he will pay 22sevenfold; he will give all the goods of his house.
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He who commits adultery lacks sense; he who does it destroys himself.
He will get wounds and dishonor, and his disgrace will not be wiped away.
For 23jealousy makes a man furious, and he will not spare when 24he takes revenge.
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He will accept no compensation; he will refuse though you multiply gifts.