Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 1:8-19

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Proverbs 1:8-19

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