Proverbs 6:2-12 NIV

2 if you have been trapped by what you said, ensnared by the words of your mouth,
3 then do this, my son, to free yourself, since you have fallen into your neighbor's hands: Go and humble yourself; press your plea with your neighbor!
4 Allow no sleep to your eyes, no slumber to your eyelids.1

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5 Free yourself, like a gazelle2 from the hand of the hunter,3 like a bird from the snare of the fowler.4

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6 Go to the ant, you sluggard;5 consider its ways and be wise!

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      7 It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
      8 yet it stores its provisions in summer6 and gathers its food at harvest.7

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      9 How long will you lie there, you sluggard?8 When will you get up from your sleep?

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      10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest9--

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      11 and poverty10 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,