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Proverbs 7:6-23 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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6 At the window of my house I looked through my lattice. 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice.
7 I saw among the inexperienced, I noticed among the youths, a young man lacking sense. 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment.
8 Crossing the street near her corner, he strolled down the road to her house 8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house
9 at twilight, in the evening, in the dark of the night. 9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in.
10 A woman came to meet him, dressed like a prostitute, having a hidden agenda. 10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.
11 She is loud and defiant; her feet do not stay at home. 11 (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home;
12 Now in the street, now in the squares, she lurks at every corner. 12 now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.)
13 She grabs him and kisses him; she brazenly says to him, 13 She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said:
14 "I've made fellowship offerings; today I've fulfilled my vows. 14 "I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows.
15 So I came out to meet you, to search for you, and I've found you. 15 So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you!
16 I've spread coverings on my bed- richly colored linen from Egypt. 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt.
17 I've perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.
18 Come, let's drink deeply of lovemaking until morning. Let's feast on each other's love! 18 Come, let's drink deep of love till morning; let's enjoy ourselves with love!
19 My husband isn't home; he went on a long journey. 19 My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey.
20 He took a bag of money with him and will come home at the time of the full moon." 20 He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon."
21 She seduces him with her persistent pleading; she lures with her flattering talk. 21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk.
22 He follows her impulsively like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer bounding toward a trap 22 All at once he followed her like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer stepping into a noose
23 until an arrow pierces its liver, like a bird darting into a snare- he doesn't know it will cost him his life. 23 till an arrow pierces his liver, like a bird darting into a snare, little knowing it will cost him his life.