Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 6:24-29

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Proverbs 6:24-29

NRS 24 to preserve you from the wife of another, from the smooth tongue of the adulteress. NIV 24 keeping you from the immoral woman, from the smooth tongue of the wayward wife. NRS 25 Do not desire her beauty in your heart, and do not let her capture you with her eyelashes; NIV 25 Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes, NRS 26 for a prostitute's fee is only a loaf of bread, but the wife of another stalks a man's very life. NIV 26 for the prostitute reduces you to a loaf of bread, and the adulteress preys upon your very life. NRS 27 Can fire be carried in the bosom without burning one's clothes? NIV 27 Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned? NRS 28 Or can one walk on hot coals without scorching the feet? NIV 28 Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched? NRS 29 So is he who sleeps with his neighbor'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.