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Proverbs 7 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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My son, keep my words,
And lay up my commandments with thee.
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Keep my commandments and live;
And my law as the apple of thine eye.
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Bind them upon thy fingers;
Write them upon the tablet of thy heart.
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Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister;
And call understanding thy kinswoman:
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That they may keep thee from the strange woman,
From the foreigner that flattereth with her words.
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For at the window of my house
I looked forth through my lattice;
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And I beheld among the simple ones,
I discerned among the youths,
A young man void of understanding,
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Passing through the street near her corner;
And he went the way to her house,
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In the twilight, in the evening of the day,
In the middle of the night and in the darkness.
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And, behold, there met him a woman
With the attire of a harlot, and wily of heart.
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(She is clamorous and wilful;
Her feet abide not in her house:
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Now she is in the streets, now in the broad places,
And lieth in wait at every corner.)
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So she caught him, and kissed him,
And with an impudent face she said unto him:
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Sacrifices of peace-offerings are with me;
This day have I paid my vows.
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Therefore came I forth to meet thee,
Diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.
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I have spread my couch with carpets of tapestry,
With striped cloths of the yarn of Egypt.
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I have perfumed my bed
With myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
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Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning;
Let us solace ourselves with loves.
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For the man is not at home;
He is gone a long journey:
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He hath taken a bag of money with him;
He will come home at the full moon.
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With her much fair speech she causeth him to yield;
With the flattering of her lips she forceth him along.
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He goeth after her straightway,
As an ox goeth to the slaughter,
Or as one in fetters to the correction of the fool;
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Till an arrow strike through his liver;
As a bird hasteth to the snare,
And knoweth not that it is for his life.
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Now therefore, my sons, hearken unto me,
And attend to the words of my mouth.
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Let not thy heart decline to her ways;
Go not astray in her paths.
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For she hath cast down many wounded:
Yea, all her slain are a mighty host.
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Her house is the way to Sheol,
Going down to the chambers of death.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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