Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 1:8-19

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Proverbs 1:8-19

KJV 8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: NIV 8 Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching. KJV 9 For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck. NIV 9 They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. KJV 10 My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. NIV 10 My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them. KJV 11 If they say , Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause: NIV 11 If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for someone's blood, let's waylay some harmless soul; KJV 12 Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit: NIV 12 let's swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit; KJV 13 We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: NIV 13 we will get all sorts of valuable things and fill our houses with plunder; KJV 14 Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse: NIV 14 throw in your lot with us, and we will share a common purse"-- KJV 15 My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: NIV 15 my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths; KJV 16 For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood. NIV 16 for their feet rush into sin, they are swift to shed blood. KJV 17 Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird . NIV 17 How useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds! KJV 18 And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives. NIV 18 These men lie in wait for their own blood; they waylay only themselves! KJV 19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof. NIV 19 Such is the end of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the lives of those who get it.