Proverbs 6:20-35 KJV

20 My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
21 Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.
22 When thou goest , it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest , it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest , it shall talk with thee.
23 For the commandment is a lamp;a and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

References for Proverbs 6:23

    • v 6:23 - lamp: or, candle
      24 To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
      25 Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids.
      26 For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteressb will hunt for the precious life.

      References for Proverbs 6:26

        • w 6:26 - the adulteress: Heb. the woman of a man, or, a mans wife
          27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned ?
          28 Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned ?
          29 So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent .
          30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry ;
          31 But if he be found , he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
          32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding:c he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

          References for Proverbs 6:32

            • x 6:32 - understanding: Heb. heart
              33 A wound and dishonour shall he get ; and his reproach shall not be wiped away .
              34 For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
              35 He will not regard any ransom; neither will he rest content , though thou givest many gifts.