7 He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,

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8 for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.

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9 Then you will understand what is right and just and fair—every good path.

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10 For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.

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11 Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.

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12 Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,

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13 who have left the straight paths to walk in dark ways,

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14 who delight in doing wrong and rejoice in the perverseness of evil,

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15 whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways.

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16 Wisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman 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.a

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    • e 2:17 - Or "covenant of her God"