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Proverbs 7 - Interlinear Bible

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The Wiles of the Harlot

1 My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.
.$'Tia !{P.ciT y;t{w.cim.W y'r'm]a r{m.v yin.B
2 Keep my commandments and live, And my teaching as the apple of your eye.
'$y,nye[ !w{vyia.K yit'rw{t.w hey.x,w y;t{w.cim r{m.v
3 Bind them on your fingers; Write them on the tablet of your heart.
'$,Bil ;x.Wl -l;[ ~eb.t'K '$y,t{[.B.c,a -l;[ ~er.v'q
4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," And call understanding your intimate friend;
a'r.qit h'nyiB;l ['d{m.W .T'a yit{x]a h'm.k'x;l r{m/a
5 That they may keep you from an adulteress, From the foreigner who flatters with her words.
6 For at the window of my house I looked out through my lattice,
yiT.p'q.vin yiB;n.v,a d;[.B yityeB !w{L;x.B yiK
7 And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,
bel -r;s]x r;[;n ~yin'B;b h'nyib'a ~Iya't.P;b a,rea'w
8 Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house,
9 In the twilight, in the evening *, In the middle of the night and in the darkness.
10 And behold, a woman comes to meet him, Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.
t;rUc.n.W h'nw{z tyiv w{ta'r.qil h'Via heNih.w ? bel
11 She is boisterous and rebellious, Her feet do not remain at home;
.Wn.K.vIy -a{l H'tyeb.B t,r'r{s.w ayih h'Yim{h ? 'hy,l.g;r
12 She is now in the streets, now in the squares, And lurks by every corner.
h'NiP<06438)> -l'K l,cea.w tw{b{x.r'B ~;[;P #.Wx;B ~;[;P ? b{r/a,t
13 So she seizes him and kisses him And with a brazen face she says to him:
'hy,n'p h'ze[eh w{L -h'q.v'n.w w{B h'qyiz/x,h.w ? w{l r;ma{T;w
14 " I was due to offer peace offerings; Today I have paid my vows.
y'r'd.n yiT.m;Liv ~w{Y;h y'l'[ ~yim'l.v yex.biz
15 "Therefore * I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.
16 "I have spread my couch with coverings, With colored linens of Egypt.
17 "I have sprinkled my bed With myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.
!w{m'Niq.w ~yil'h]a r{m yib'K.vim yiT.p;n
18 "Come, let us drink our fill of love until morning; Let us delight ourselves with caresses.
~yib'h\a'B h's.L;[.tin r,q{B;h -d;[ ~yid{d h,w.rin h'k.l
19 "For my husband is not at home, He has gone on a long * journey;
qw{x'rem .$,r,d.B .$;l'h w{tyeb.B vyia'h !yea yiK
20 He has taken a bag of money with him, At the full moon he will come home."
a{b'y a,seK;h ~w{y.l w{d'y.B x;q'l @,s,K;h -rw{r.c ? w{tyeb
21 With her many persuasions she entices him; With her flattering lips she seduces him.
.WN,xyiD;T 'hy,t'p.f q,lex.B H'x.qil b{r.B .WT;Jih
22 Suddenly he follows * her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,
aw{b'y ]x;b'j -l,a rw{v.K ~{a.tiP 'hy,r]x;a .$elw{h ? lyiw/a r;s.Wm -l,a s,k,[.k.W
23 Until an arrow pierces through his liver; As a bird hastens to the snare, So he does not know that it will cost him his life.
x'P -l,a rw{Pic reh;m.K w{deb.K #ex x;L;p.y d;[ ? a.Wh w{v.p;n.b -yiK [;d'y -a{l.w
24 Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, And pay attention to the words of my mouth.
yip -yer.mia.l .Wbyiv.q;h.w yil -.W[.miv ~yin'b h'T;[.w
25 Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways, Do not stray into her paths.
'hy,tw{byit.niB [;teT -l;a '$,Bil 'hy,k'r.D -l,a .j.fey -l;a
26 For many are the victims she has cast down, And numerous are all her slain.
'hy,gUr]h -l'K ~yimUc][;w h'lyiPih ~yil'l]x ~yiB;r -yiK
27 Her house is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.
t,w'm -yer.d;x -l,a tw{d.r{y H'tyeB lw{a.v yek.r;D