My son, obey my words. Store up my commands inside you.
Obey my commands and you will live. Guard my teachings as you would your own eyes.
Tie them on your fingers. Write them on the tablet of your heart.
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding a member of your family.
They will keep you from a woman who commits adultery. They will keep you from the smooth talk of a sinful wife.
I stood at the window of my house. I looked out through it.
Among those who were childish I saw a young man who had no sense.
He went down the street near that sinful woman's corner. He walked toward her house.
The sun had gone down. Day was fading. The darkness of night was falling.
A woman came out to meet him. She was dressed like a prostitute and had a clever plan.
She was a loud and pushy woman. She never stayed at home.