Proverbs 2:16-22 NIV

16 It will save you also from the adulteress,1 from the wayward wife with her seductive words,

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17 who has left the partner of her youth and ignored the covenant she made before God.a2

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    • a 2:17 - Or "covenant of her God"
      18 For her house leads down to death and her paths to the spirits of the dead.3

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      19 None who go to her return or attain the paths of life.4

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      20 Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous.
      21 For the upright will live in the land,5 and the blameless will remain in it;

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      22 but the wicked6 will be cut off from the land,7 and the unfaithful will be torn from it.8

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