Proverbs 5:1-7 NIV

Warning Against Adultery

1 My son,1 pay attention to my wisdom, listen well to my words2 of insight,

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2 that you may maintain discretion and your lips may preserve knowledge.
3 For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil;3

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4 but in the end she is bitter as gall,4 sharp as a double-edged sword.

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5 Her feet go down to death; her steps lead straight to the grave.a5

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    • a 5:5 - Hebrew "Sheol"
      6 She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths are crooked, but she knows it not.6

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      7 Now then, my sons, listen7 to me; do not turn aside from what I say.

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