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Proverbs 7

TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and to insight, "You are my relative." NIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman; TNIV 5 They will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words. NIV 5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words. TNIV 6 At the window of my house I looked down through the lattice. NIV 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. TNIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who had no sense. NIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. TNIV 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 TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 11 (She is unruly and defiant, her feet never stay at home; NIV 11 (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home; TNIV 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.) TNIV 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: TNIV 14 "Today I fulfilled my vows, and I have food from my fellowship offering at home. NIV 14 "I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows. TNIV 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! TNIV 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt. NIV 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt. TNIV 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. NIV 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. TNIV 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! TNIV 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. TNIV 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." TNIV 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. TNIV 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 TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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.