Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 7

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Proverbs 7

NIV 1 My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you. NIV 1 My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you. NIV 2 Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. NIV 2 Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. NIV 3 Bind them on 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. NIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman; NIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman; NIV 5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words. NIV 5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words. NIV 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. NIV 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. NIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. NIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. NIV 8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house NIV 8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house NIV 9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in. NIV 9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in. NIV 10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent. NIV 10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent. NIV 11 (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home; NIV 11 (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home; NIV 12 now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.) NIV 12 now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.) NIV 13 She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said: NIV 13 She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said: NIV 14 "I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows. NIV 14 "I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows. NIV 15 So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you! NIV 15 So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you! NIV 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt. NIV 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt. NIV 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. NIV 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. NIV 18 Come, let's drink deep of love till morning; let's enjoy ourselves with love! NIV 18 Come, let's drink deep of love till morning; let's enjoy ourselves with love! NIV 19 My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey. NIV 19 My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey. NIV 20 He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon." NIV 20 He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon." NIV 21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk. NIV 21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk. NIV 22 All at once he followed her like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer stepping into a noose NIV 22 All at once he followed her like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deer stepping into a noose NIV 23 till an arrow pierces his liver, like a bird darting into a snare, little knowing 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. NIV 24 Now then, my sons, listen to me; pay attention to what I say. NIV 24 Now then, my sons, listen to me; pay attention to what I say. NIV 25 Do not let your heart turn to her ways or stray into her paths. NIV 25 Do not let your heart turn to her ways or stray into her paths. NIV 26 Many are the victims she has brought down; her slain are a mighty throng. NIV 26 Many are the victims she has brought down; her slain are a mighty throng. NIV 27 Her house is a highway to the grave, leading down to the chambers of death. NIV 27 Her house is a highway to the grave, leading down to the chambers of death.