My son,1 keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching.2
References for Proverbs 6:20
Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck.3
References for Proverbs 6:21
When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.
For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light,4 and the corrections of discipline are the way to life,5
References for Proverbs 6:23
keeping you from the immoral woman, from the smooth tongue of the wayward wife.6
References for Proverbs 6:24
Do not lust in your heart after her beauty or let her captivate you with her eyes,
for the prostitute reduces you to a loaf of bread, and the adulteress preys upon your very life.7
References for Proverbs 6:26
Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned?
Can a man walk on hot coals without his feet being scorched?
So is he who sleeps8 with another man's wife;9 no one who touches her will go unpunished.
References for Proverbs 6:29
Men do not despise a thief if he steals to satisfy his hunger when he is starving.