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Proverbs 7 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:1 - My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:2 - Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:3 - Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:4 - Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 - That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:6 - For at the window of my house I looked through my casement,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:7 - And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:8 - Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:9 - In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:10 - And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:11 - (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:12 - Now is she without, now in the streets, and lieth in wait at every corner.)
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:13 - So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:14 - I have peace offerings with me; this day have I payed my vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:15 - Therefore came I forth to meet thee, diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:16 - I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:17 - I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:18 - Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning: let us solace ourselves with loves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:19 - For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:20 - He hath taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day appointed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:21 - With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:22 - He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:23 - Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:24 - Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:25 - Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:26 - For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:27 - Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. Within the United Kingdom, the rights to the KJV are vested in the Crown.

For more information on this translation, see the KJV Preface.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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