Proverbs 6:1-19 NAS

Parental Counsel

1 My son, if you have become 1surety for your neighbor, Have given a pledge for a stranger,

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    • a 6:1 - Lit "clapped your palms"
      2 If you have been snared with the words of your mouth, Have been caught with the words of your mouth,
      3 Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself; Since you have come into the hand of your neighbor, Go, humble yourself, and importune your neighbor.

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        • b 6:3 - Lit "palm"
          4 Give no 2sleep to your eyes, Nor slumber to your eyelids;

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          5 Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hunter's hand And like a 3bird from the hand of the fowler.

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          6 Go to the 4ant, O 5sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

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          7 Which, having 6no chief, Officer or ruler,

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          8 Prepares her food 7in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.

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          9 How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?
          10 "8A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest "-

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            • c 6:10 - Lit "lie down"
              11 9Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.

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                • d 6:11 - Lit "one who walks"
                • e 6:11 - Lit "a man with a shield"
                  12 A 10worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a 11perverse mouth,

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                  13 Who 12winks with his eyes, who signals with his feet, Who points with his fingers;

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                    • f 6:13 - Lit "scrapes"
                    • g 6:13 - Lit "instructs with"
                      14 Who with 13perversity in his heart continually * 14devises evil, Who 15spreads strife.

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                        • h 6:14 - Lit "sends out"
                          15 Therefore * 16his calamity will come suddenly; 17Instantly he will be broken and there will be 18no healing.

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                          16 There are six things which the LORD hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him:

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                            • i 6:16 - Lit "of His soul"
                              17 19Haughty eyes, a 20lying tongue, And hands that 21shed innocent blood,

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                              18 A heart that devises 22wicked plans, 23Feet that run rapidly to evil,

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                              19 A 24false witness who utters lies, And one who 25spreads strife among brothers.

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