Proverbs 7:1-11 NLT

1 Follow my advice, my son; always treasure my commands.
2 Obey them and live! Guard my teachings as your most precious possession. a

References for Proverbs 7:2

    • m 7:2 - Hebrew <I>as the apple of your eye.</I>
      3 Tie them on your fingers as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart.
      4 Love wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family.
      5 Let them hold you back from an affair with an immoral woman, from listening to the flattery of an adulterous woman.
      6 I was looking out the window of my house one day
      7 and saw a simpleminded young man who lacked common sense.
      8 He was crossing the street near the house of an immoral woman. He was strolling down the path by her house
      9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in.
      10 The woman approached him, dressed seductively and sly of heart.
      11 She was the brash, rebellious type who never stays at home.