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Proverbs 5 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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My son, give attention to my wisdom,
Incline your ear to my understanding;

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That you may observe discretion
And your lips may reserve knowledge.

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For the lips of an [fn]adulteress drip honey
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But in the end she is bitter as wormwood,
Sharp as a two-edged sword.

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Her feet go down to death,
Her steps take hold of Sheol.

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[fn]She does not ponder the path of life;
Her ways are unstable, she does not know it.

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Now then, my sons, listen to me
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Keep your way far from her
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Or you will give your vigor to others
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And strangers will be filled with your strength
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And you groan at your [fn]final end,
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And you say, “How I have hated instruction!
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“I have not listened to the voice of my teachers,
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“I was almost in utter ruin
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Drink water from your own cistern
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Should your springs be dispersed abroad,
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Let them be yours alone
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Let your fountain be blessed,
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As a loving hind and a graceful doe,
Let her breasts satisfy you at all times;
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For why should you, my son, be exhilarated with an [fn]adulteress
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For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD,
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His own iniquities will capture the wicked,
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He will die for lack of instruction,
And in the greatness of his folly he will go astray.
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Literally: strange woman
Literally: palate
Literally: That she not watch
Or, latter
Literally: flowing
Literally: intoxicated
Literally: strange woman

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