Proverbs 7:1-11 ESV

Warning Against the Adulteress

1 1My son, keep my words and 2treasure up my commandments with you;

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      2 3keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as 4the apple of your eye;

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      3 5bind them on your fingers; 6write them on the tablet of your heart.

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          4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call insight your intimate friend,
          5 to keep you from 7the forbiddena woman, from 8the adulteressb with her smooth words.

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            • } 7:5 - Hebrew strange
            • ~ 7:5 - Hebrew the foreign woman
              6 For at 9the window of my house I have looked out through my lattice,

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              7 and I have seen among 10the simple, I have perceived among the youths, a young man 11lacking sense,

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                  8 passing along the street 12near her corner, taking the road to her house

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                    • 296 7:8 - ver. 12
                      9 in 13the twilight, in the evening, at 14the time of night and darkness.

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                      10 And behold, the woman meets him, 15dressed as a prostitute, wily of heart.c

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                        •  7:10 - Hebrew guarded in heart
                          11 She is 16loud and 17wayward; 18her feet do not stay at home;

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