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Proverbs 7

CSB 1 My son, obey my words, and treasure my commands. NIV 1 My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you. CSB 2 Keep my commands and live; protect my teachings as you would the pupil of your eye. NIV 2 Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. CSB 3 Tie them to your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. NIV 3 Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. CSB 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding [your] relative. NIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman; CSB 5 She will keep you from a forbidden woman, a stranger with her flattering talk. NIV 5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words. CSB 6 At the window of my house I looked through my lattice. NIV 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. CSB 7 I saw among the inexperienced, I noticed among the youths, a young man lacking sense. NIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. CSB 8 Crossing the street near her corner, he strolled down the road to her house NIV 8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house CSB 9 at twilight, in the evening, in the dark of the night. NIV 9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in. CSB 10 A woman came to meet him, dressed like a prostitute, having a hidden agenda. NIV 10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent. CSB 11 She is loud and defiant; her feet do not stay at home. NIV 11 (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home; CSB 12 Now in the street, now in the squares, she lurks at every corner. NIV 12 now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.) CSB 13 She grabs him and kisses him; she brazenly says to him, NIV 13 She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said: CSB 14 "I've made fellowship offerings; today I've fulfilled my vows. NIV 14 "I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows. CSB 15 So I came out to meet you, to search for you, and I've found you. NIV 15 So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you! CSB 16 I've spread coverings on my bed- richly colored linen from Egypt. NIV 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt. CSB 17 I've perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. NIV 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. CSB 18 Come, let's drink deeply of lovemaking until morning. Let's feast on each other's love! NIV 18 Come, let's drink deep of love till morning; let's enjoy ourselves with love! CSB 19 My husband isn't home; he went on a long journey. NIV 19 My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey. CSB 20 He took a bag of money with him and will come home at the time of the full moon." NIV 20 He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon." CSB 21 She seduces him with her persistent pleading; she lures with her flattering talk. NIV 21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk. CSB 22 He follows her impulsively like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer bounding toward a trap NIV 22 All at once he followed her like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer stepping into a noose CSB 23 until an arrow pierces its liver, like a bird darting into a snare- he doesn't know it will cost him his life. NIV 23 till an arrow pierces his liver, like a bird darting into a snare, little knowing it will cost him his life. CSB 24 Now, [my] sons, listen to me, and pay attention to the words of my mouth. NIV 24 Now then, my sons, listen to me; pay attention to what I say. CSB 25 Don't let your heart turn aside to her ways; don't stray onto her paths. NIV 25 Do not let your heart turn to her ways or stray into her paths. CSB 26 For she has brought many down to death; her victims are countless. NIV 26 Many are the victims she has brought down; her slain are a mighty throng. CSB 27 Her house is the road to Sheol, descending to the chambers of death. NIV 27 Her house is a highway to the grave, leading down to the chambers of death.