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Proverbs 6:20-35

NIV 20 My son, keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching. NIV 20 My son, keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching. NIV 21 Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck. NIV 21 Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck. NIV 22 When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you. NIV 22 When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you. NIV 23 For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life, NIV 23 For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life, NIV 24 keeping you from the immoral woman, from the smooth tongue of the wayward wife. NIV 24 keeping you from the immoral woman, from the smooth tongue of the wayward wife. NIV 25 Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes, NIV 25 Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes, NIV 26 for the prostitute reduces you to a loaf of bread, and the adulteress preys upon your very life. NIV 26 for the prostitute reduces you to a loaf of bread, and the adulteress preys upon your very life. NIV 27 Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned? NIV 27 Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned? NIV 28 Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched? NIV 28 Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched? NIV 29 So is he who sleeps with another man's wife; no one who touches her will go unpunished. NIV 29 So is he who sleeps with another man's wife; no one who touches her will go unpunished. NIV 30 Men do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger when he is starving. NIV 30 Men do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger when he is starving. NIV 31 Yet if he is caught, he must pay sevenfold, though it costs him all the wealth of his house. NIV 31 Yet if he is caught, he must pay sevenfold, though it costs him all the wealth of his house. NIV 32 But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself. NIV 32 But a man who commits adultery lacks judgment; whoever does so destroys himself. NIV 33 Blows and disgrace are his lot, and his shame will never be wiped away; NIV 33 Blows and disgrace are his lot, and his shame will never be wiped away; NIV 34 for jealousy arouses a husband's fury, and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge. NIV 34 for jealousy arouses a husband's fury, and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge. NIV 35 He will not accept any compensation; he will refuse the bribe, however great it is. NIV 35 He will not accept any compensation; he will refuse the bribe, however great it is.