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Proverbs 6 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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My son, if you have become surety for your neighbor,
Have [fn]given a pledge for a stranger,

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If you have been snared with the words of your mouth,
Have been caught with the words of your mouth,

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Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself;
Since you have come into the [fn]hand of your neighbor,
Go, humble yourself, and importune your neighbor.

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Give no sleep to your eyes,
Nor slumber to your eyelids;

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Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hunter’s hand
And like a bird from the hand of the fowler.

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Go to the ant, O sluggard,
Observe her ways and be wise,

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Which, having no chief,
Officer or ruler,

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Prepares her food in the summer
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How long will you lie down, O sluggard?
When will you arise from your sleep?

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“A little sleep, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to [fn]rest”—

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Your poverty will come in like a [fn]vagabond
And your need like [fn]an armed man.

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A worthless person, a wicked man,
Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,

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Who winks with his eyes, who [fn]signals with his feet,
Who [fn]points with his fingers;

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Who with perversity in his heart continually devises evil,
Who [fn]spreads strife.

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Therefore his calamity will come suddenly;
Instantly he will be broken and there will be no healing.

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There are six things which the LORD hates,
Yes, seven which are an abomination [fn]to Him:

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Haughty eyes, a lying tongue,
And hands that shed innocent blood,

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A heart that devises wicked plans,
Feet that run rapidly to evil,

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A false witness who utters lies,
And one who [fn]spreads strife among brothers.

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My son, observe the commandment of your father
And do not forsake the [fn]teaching of your mother;

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Bind them continually on your heart;
Tie them around your neck.

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When you walk about, [fn]they will guide you;
When you sleep, [fn]they will watch over you;
And when you awake, [fn]they will talk to you.

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For the commandment is a lamp and the [fn]teaching is light;
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To keep you from the evil woman,
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Do not desire her beauty in your heart,
Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.

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For on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread,
And [fn]an adulteress hunts for the precious life.

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Can a man [fn]take fire in his bosom
And his clothes not be burned?

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Or can a man walk on hot coals
And his feet not be scorched?

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So is the one who goes in to his neighbor’s wife;
Whoever touches her will not [fn]go unpunished.

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[fn]Men do not despise a thief if he steals
To satisfy [fn]himself when he is hungry;

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But when he is found, he must repay sevenfold;
He must give all the [fn]substance of his house.

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The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking [fn]sense;
He who would destroy [fn]himself does it.

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Wounds and disgrace he will find,
And his reproach will not be blotted out.

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For jealousy [fn]enrages a man,
And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.

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He will not [fn]accept any ransom,
Nor will he be [fn]satisfied though you give many [fn]gifts.
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NASB Footnotes
Literally: clapped your palms
Literally: palm
Literally: lie down
Literally: one who walks
Literally: a man with a shield
Literally: scrapes
Literally: instructs with
Literally: sends out
Literally: of His soul
Literally: sends out
Or, law
Literally: she
Or, law
Literally: foreign woman
Literally: a man's wife
Literally: snatch up
Literally: be innocent
Literally: They do not; or Do not men...?
Literally: his soul
Or, wealth
Literally: heart
Literally: his soul
Literally: is the rage of
Literally: lift up the face of any
Literally: willing
Or, bribes

NASB

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Copyright (c) 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995
by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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http://www.lockman.org

The "NASB," "NAS," "New American Standard Bible," and "New American Standard" trademarks are registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by The Lockman Foundation. Use of these trademarks requires the permission of The Lockman Foundation.

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