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Proverbs 7

WEB 1 My son, keep my words. Lay up my commandments within you. NIV 1 My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you. WEB 2 Keep my commandments and live; Guard my teaching as the apple of your eye. NIV 2 Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. WEB 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. WEB 4 Tell wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding your relative, NIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman; WEB 5 That they may keep you from the strange woman, From the foreigner who flatters with her words. NIV 5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words. WEB 6 For at the window of my house, I looked forth through my lattice. NIV 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. WEB 7 I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding, NIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. WEB 8 Passing through the street near her corner, He went the way to her house, NIV 8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house WEB 9 In the twilight, in the evening of the day, In the middle of the night and in the darkness. NIV 9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in. WEB 10 Behold, there a woman met him with the attire of a prostitute, And with crafty intent. NIV 10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent. WEB 11 She is loud and defiant. Her feet don't stay in her house. NIV 11 (She is loud and defiant, her feet never stay at home; WEB 12 Now she is in the streets, now in the squares, And lurking at every corner. NIV 12 now in the street, now in the squares, at every corner she lurks.) WEB 13 So she caught him, and kissed him. With an impudent face she said to him: NIV 13 She took hold of him and kissed him and with a brazen face she said: WEB 14 "Sacrifices of peace-offerings are with me. This day I have paid my vows. NIV 14 "I have fellowship offerings at home; today I fulfilled my vows. WEB 15 Therefore I came out to meet you, To diligently seek your face, And I have found you. NIV 15 So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you! WEB 16 I have spread my couch with carpets of tapestry, With striped cloths of the yarn of Egypt. NIV 16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt. WEB 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. NIV 17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon. WEB 18 Come, let's take our fill of loving until the morning. Let's solace ourselves with loving. NIV 18 Come, let's drink deep of love till morning; let's enjoy ourselves with love! WEB 19 For my husband isn't at home. He has gone on a long journey. NIV 19 My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey. WEB 20 He has taken a bag of money with him. He will come home at the full moon." NIV 20 He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon." WEB 21 With persuasive words, she led him astray. With the flattering of her lips, she seduced him. NIV 21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk. WEB 22 He followed her immediately, As an ox goes to the slaughter, As a fool 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 WEB 23 Until an arrow strikes through his liver, As a bird hurries to the snare, And doesn't know that it will cost 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. WEB 24 Now therefore, sons, listen to me. Pay attention to the words of my mouth. NIV 24 Now then, my sons, listen to me; pay attention to what I say. WEB 25 Don't let your heart turn to her ways. Don't go astray in her paths, NIV 25 Do not let your heart turn to her ways or stray into her paths. WEB 26 For she has thrown down many wounded. Yes, all her slain are a mighty host. NIV 26 Many are the victims she has brought down; her slain are a mighty throng. WEB 27 Her house is the way to Sheol, Going down to the chambers of death. NIV 27 Her house is a highway to the grave, leading down to the chambers of death.