Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.1
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Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.
For they cannot sleep till they do evil;2 they are robbed of slumber till they make someone fall.
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They eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.3
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The path of the righteous4 is like the first gleam of dawn,5 shining ever brighter till the full light of day.6
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But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness;7 they do not know what makes them stumble.8
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My son,9 pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.10
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Do not let them out of your sight,11 keep them within your heart;
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for they are life to those who find them and health to a man's whole body.12
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Above all else, guard13 your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.14
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Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips.