Proverbs 1:8-19 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. 8 Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
9 They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. 9 They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.
10 My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them. 10 My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.
11 If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for someone's blood, let's waylay some harmless soul; 11 If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for someone's blood, let's waylay some harmless soul;
12 let's swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit; 12 let's swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit;
13 we will get all sorts of valuable things and fill our houses with plunder; 13 we will get all sorts of valuable things and fill our houses with plunder;
14 throw in your lot with us, and we will share a common purse"-- 14 throw in your lot with us, and we will share a common purse"--
15 my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths; 15 my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths;
16 for their feet rush into sin, they are swift to shed blood. 16 for their feet rush into sin, they are swift to shed blood.
17 How useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds! 17 How useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds!
18 These men lie in wait for their own blood; they waylay only themselves! 18 These men lie in wait for their own blood; they waylay only themselves!
19 Such is the end of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the lives of those who get it. 19 Such is the end of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the lives of those who get it.