Proverbs 7:1-10 NIV

Warning Against the Adulteress

1 My son,1 keep my words and store up my commands within you.

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2 Keep my commands and you will live;2 guard my teachings as the apple of your eye.

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3 Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart.3

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4 Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and call understanding your kinsman;
5 they will keep you from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words.4

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      6 At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice.
      7 I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment.5

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      8 He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house
      9 at twilight,6 as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in.

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      10 Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.