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Proverbs 6:1-19 CEBA/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 My son, if you guarantee a loan for your neighbor or shake hands in agreement with a stranger, 1 My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, if you have struck hands in pledge for another,
2 you will be trapped by your words; you will be caught by your words. 2 if you have been trapped by what you said, ensnared by the words of your mouth,
3 Do this, my son, to get out of it, for you have come under the control of your neighbor. So go, humble yourself, and pester your neighbor. 3 then do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go and humble yourself; press your plea with your neighbor!
4 Don't give sleep to your eyes or slumber to your eyelids. 4 Allow no sleep to your eyes, no slumber to your eyelids.
5 Get yourself free like a gazelle from a hunter, like a bird from the hand of a fowler. 5 Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler.
6 Go to the ant, you lazy person; observe its ways and grow wise. 6 Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise!
7 The ant has no commander, officer, or ruler. 7 It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
8 Even so, it gets its food in summer; gathers its provisions at harvest. 8 yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
9 How long, lazy person, will you lie down? When will you rise from your sleep? 9 How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep?
10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to lie down— 10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest--
11 and poverty will come on you like a prowler, destitution like a warrior. 11 and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.
12 Worthless people and guilty people go around with crooked talk. 12 A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
13 They wink their eyes, gesture with their feet, and point with their fingers. 13 who winks with his eye, signals with his feet and motions with his fingers,
14 Their hearts are corrupt and determined to do evil; they create controversies all the time. 14 who plots evil with deceit in his heart-- he always stirs up dissension.
15 Therefore, sudden disaster will come upon them; they will be quickly broken beyond healing. 15 Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant; he will suddenly be destroyed--without remedy.
16 There are six things that the LORD hates, seven things detestable to him: 16 There are six things the LORD hates, seven that are detestable to him:
17 snobbish eyes, a lying tongue, hands that spill innocent blood, 17 haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,
18 a heart set on wicked plans, feet that run quickly to evil, 18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil,
19 a false witness who breathes lies, and one who causes conflicts among relatives. 19 a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers.