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Proverbs 7 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:1 - My son! keep my sayings, And my commands lay up with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:2 - Keep my commands, and live, And my law as the pupil of thine eye.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:3 - Bind them on thy fingers, Write them on the tablet of thy heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:4 - Say to wisdom, 'My sister Thou art.' And cry to understanding, 'Kinswoman!'
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:5 - To preserve thee from a strange woman, From a stranger who hath made smooth her sayings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:6 - For, at a window of my house, Through my casement I have looked out,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:7 - And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:8 - Passing on in the street, near her corner, And the way to her house he doth step,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:9 - In the twilight -- in the evening of day, In the darkness of night and blackness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:10 - And, lo, a woman to meet him -- (A harlot's dress, and watchful of heart,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:11 - Noisy she is, and stubborn, In her house her feet rest not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:12 - Now in an out-place, now in broad places, And near every corner she lieth in wait) --
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:13 - And she laid hold on him, and kissed him, She hath hardened her face, and saith to him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:14 - 'Sacrifices of peace-offerings are by me, To-day I have completed my vows.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:15 - Therefore I have come forth to meet thee, To seek earnestly thy face, and I find thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:16 - With ornamental coverings I decked my couch, Carved works -- cotton of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:17 - I sprinkled my bed -- myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:18 - Come, we are filled with loves till the morning, We delight ourselves in loves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:19 - For the man is not in his house, He hath gone on a long journey.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:20 - A bag of money he hath taken in his hand, At the day of the new moon he cometh to his house.'
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:21 - She turneth him aside with the abundance of her speech, With the flattery of her lips she forceth him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:22 - He is going after her straightway, As an ox unto the slaughter he cometh, And as a fetter unto the chastisement of a fool,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:23 - Till an arrow doth split his liver, As a bird hath hastened unto a snare, And hath not known that it is for its life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:24 - And now, ye sons, hearken to me, And give attention to sayings of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:25 - Let not thy heart turn unto her ways, Do not wander in her paths,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:26 - For many are the wounded she caused to fall, And mighty are all her slain ones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:27 - The ways of Sheol -- her house, Going down unto inner chambers of death!

The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


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

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