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Proverbs 7 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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My son, keep my words
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Keep my commandments and live,
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Bind them on your fingers;
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Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,”
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That they may keep you from an [fn]adulteress,
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For at the window of my house
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Passing through the street near her corner;
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In the twilight, in the [fn]evening,
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And behold, a woman comes to meet him,
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She is boisterous and rebellious,
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She is now in the streets, now in the squares,
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So she seizes him and kisses him
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[fn]I was due to offer peace offerings;
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“Therefore I have come out to meet you,
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“I have spread my couch with coverings,
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“I have sprinkled my bed
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“Come, let us drink our fill of love until morning;
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He has taken a bag of money [fn]with him,
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With her many persuasions she entices him;
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Suddenly he follows her
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Until an arrow pierces through his liver;
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Now therefore, my sons, listen to me,
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Do not let your heart turn aside to her ways,
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Her house is the way to Sheol,
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NASB Footnotes
Or, law
Literally: pupil
Literally: strange woman
Literally: is smooth
Literally: simple ones
Literally: sons
Literally: heart
Literally: steps
Literally: evening of the day
Literally: pupil (of the eye)
Literally: She makes bold her face and says
Literally: Sacrifices of peace offerings are with me
Literally: the man
Literally: in his hand
Literally: smooth
Or, as a stag goes into a trap; so some ancient versions
Literally: mortally wounded

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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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