Proverbs 6:11-21 NIV

11 and poverty1 will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.a

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    • a 6:11 - Or "like a vagrant / and scarcity like a beggar"
      12 A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
      13 who winks with his eye,2 signals with his feet and motions with his fingers,3

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      14 who plots evil4 with deceit in his heart-- he always stirs up dissension.5

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          15 Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant;6 he will suddenly7 be destroyed--without remedy.8

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          16 There are six things the LORD hates,9 seven that are detestable to him:

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          17 haughty eyes,10 a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood,

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          18 a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil,
          19 a false witness11 who pours out lies12 and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers.

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          Warning Against Adultery

          20 My son,13 keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching.14

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          21 Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck.15

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