Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 7:1-9

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Proverbs 7:1-9

NLT 1 Follow my advice, my son; always treasure my commands. NIV 1 My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you. NLT 2 Obey my commands and live! Guard my instructions as you guard your own eyes. NIV 2 Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. NLT 3 Tie them on your fingers as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart. NIV 3 Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. NLT 4 Love wisdom like a sister; make insight a beloved member of your family. NIV 4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman; NLT 5 Let them protect you from an affair with an immoral woman, from listening to the flattery of a promiscuous woman. NIV 5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words. NLT 6 While I was at the window of my house, looking through the curtain, NIV 6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. NLT 7 I saw some naive young men, and one in particular who lacked common sense. NIV 7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. NLT 8 He was crossing the street near the house of an immoral woman, strolling down the path by her house. NIV 8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house NLT 9 It was at twilight, in the evening, as deep darkness fell. NIV 9 at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in.