14 “Today I fulfilled my vows, and I have food from my fellowship offering at home.
References for Proverbs 7:14
15 So I came out to meet you; I looked for you and have found you!
16 I have covered my bed with colored linens from Egypt.
17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes and cinnamon.
References for Proverbs 7:17
18 Come, let’s drink deeply of love till morning; let’s enjoy ourselves with love!
References for Proverbs 7:18
19 My husband is not at home; he has gone on a long journey.
20 He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon.”
21 With persuasive words she led him astray; she seduced him with her smooth talk.
References for Proverbs 7:21
22 All at once he followed her like an ox going to the slaughter, like a deera stepping into a nooseb
References for Proverbs 7:22
    • m 7:22 - Syriac (see also Septuagint); Hebrew "fool"
    • n 7:22 - The meaning of the Hebrew for this line is uncertain.
      23 till an arrow pierces his liver, like a bird darting into a snare, little knowing it will cost him his life.
      References for Proverbs 7:23
      24 Now then, my sons, listen to me; pay attention to what I say.
      References for Proverbs 7:24