Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 2:11-21

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Proverbs 2:11-21

RSV 11 discretion will watch over you; understanding will guard you; NIV 11 Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you. RSV 12 delivering you from the way of evil, from men of perverted speech, NIV 12 Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse, RSV 13 who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness, NIV 13 who leave the straight paths to walk in dark ways, RSV 14 who rejoice in doing evil and delight in the perverseness of evil; NIV 14 who delight in doing wrong and rejoice in the perverseness of evil, RSV 15 men whose paths are crooked, and who are devious in their ways. NIV 15 whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways. RSV 16 You will be saved from the loose woman, from the adventuress with her smooth words, NIV 16 It will save you also from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words, RSV 17 who forsakes the companion of her youth and forgets the covenant of her God; NIV 17 who has left the partner of her youth and ignored the covenant she made before God. RSV 18 for her house sinks down to death, and her paths to the shades; NIV 18 For her house leads down to death and her paths to the spirits of the dead. RSV 19 none who go to her come back nor do they regain the paths of life. NIV 19 None who go to her return or attain the paths of life. RSV 20 So you will walk in the way of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous. NIV 20 Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous. RSV 21 For the upright will inhabit the land, and men of integrity will remain in it; NIV 21 For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it;