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Chapter
Proverbs 7

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 7

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

Proverbs 7:2

Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.

Proverbs 7:3

Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart.

Proverbs 7:4

Say unto wisdom, Thou [art] my sister; and call understanding [thy] kinswoman:

Proverbs 7:5

That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger [which] flattereth with her words.

Proverbs 7:6

For at the window of my house I looked through my casement,

Proverbs 7:7

And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

Proverbs 7:8

Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,

Proverbs 7:9

In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night:

Proverbs 7:10

And, behold, there met him a woman [with] the attire of an harlot, and subtle of heart.

Proverbs 7:11

(She [is] loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:

Proverbs 7:12

Now [is she] without, now in the streets, and lieth in wait at every corner.)

Proverbs 7:13

So she caught him, and kissed him, [and] with an impudent face said unto him,

Proverbs 7:14

[I have] peace offerings with me; this day have I payed my vows.

Proverbs 7:15

Therefore came I forth to meet thee, diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.

Proverbs 7:16

I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved [works], with fine linen of Egypt.

Proverbs 7:17

I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Proverbs 7:18

Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning: let us solace ourselves with loves.

Proverbs 7:19

For the goodman [is] not at home, he is gone a long journey:

Proverbs 7:20

He hath taken a bag of money with him, [and] will come home at the day appointed.

Proverbs 7:21

With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him.

Proverbs 7:22

He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;

Proverbs 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.

Proverbs 7:24

Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:25

Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths.

Proverbs 7:26

For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong [men] have been slain by her.

Proverbs 7:27

Her house [is] the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death.