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Passage Lookup: Proverbs 6

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Proverbs 6:1
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My son, if you have become (a)surety for your neighbor, Have [a]given a pledge for a stranger,
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Proverbs 6:2
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If you have been snared with the words of your mouth, Have been caught with the words of your mouth,
Proverbs 6:3
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Do this then, my son, and deliver yourself; Since you have come into the [b]hand of your neighbor, Go, humble yourself, and importune your neighbor.
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Proverbs 6:4
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Give no (b)sleep to your eyes, Nor slumber to your eyelids;
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Proverbs 6:5
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Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hunter's hand And like a (c)bird from the hand of the fowler.
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Proverbs 6:6
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Go to the (d)ant, O (e)sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,
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Proverbs 6:7
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Which, having (f)no chief, Officer or ruler,
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Proverbs 6:8
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Prepares her food (g)in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.
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Proverbs 6:9
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How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?
Proverbs 6:10
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"(h)A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to [c]rest"—
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Proverbs 6:11
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(i)Your poverty will come in like a [d]vagabond And your need like [e]an armed man.
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Proverbs 6:12
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A (j)worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a (k)perverse mouth,
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Proverbs 6:13
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Who (l)winks with his eyes, who [f]signals with his feet, Who [g]points with his fingers;
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Proverbs 6:14
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Who with (m)perversity in his heart continually (n)devises evil, Who [h](o)spreads strife.
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Proverbs 6:15
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Therefore (p)his calamity will come suddenly; (q)Instantly he will be broken and there will be (r)no healing.
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Proverbs 6:16
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There are six things which the Lord hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination [i]to Him:
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Proverbs 6:17
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(s)Haughty eyes, a (t)lying tongue, And hands that (u)shed innocent blood,
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Proverbs 6:18
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A heart that devises (v)wicked plans, (w)Feet that run rapidly to evil,
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Proverbs 6:19
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A (x)false witness who utters lies, And one who [j](y)spreads strife among brothers.
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Proverbs 6:20
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(z)My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the [k]teaching of your mother;
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Proverbs 6:21
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(aa)Bind them continually on your heart; Tie them around your neck.
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Proverbs 6:22
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When you (ab)walk about, [l]they will guide you; When you sleep, [m]they will watch over you; And when you awake, [n]they will talk to you.
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Proverbs 6:23
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For (ac)the commandment is a lamp and the [o]teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life
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Proverbs 6:24
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To (ad)keep you from the evil woman, From the smooth tongue of the [p]adulteress.
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Proverbs 6:25
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(ae)Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her (af)eyelids.
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Proverbs 6:26
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For (ag)on account of a harlot one is reduced to a loaf of bread, And [q]an adulteress (ah)hunts for the precious life.
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Proverbs 6:27
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Can a man [r]take fire in his bosom And his clothes not be burned?
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Proverbs 6:28
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Or can a man walk on hot coals And his feet not be scorched?
Proverbs 6:29
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So is the one who (ai)goes in to his neighbor's wife; Whoever touches her (aj)will not [s]go unpunished.
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Proverbs 6:30
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[t]Men do not despise a thief if he steals To (ak)satisfy [u]himself when he is hungry;
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Proverbs 6:31
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But when he is found, he must (al)repay sevenfold; He must give all the [v]substance of his house.
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Proverbs 6:32
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The one who commits adultery with a woman is (am)lacking [w]sense; He who would (an)destroy [x]himself does it.
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Proverbs 6:33
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Wounds and disgrace he will find, And his reproach will not be blotted out.
Proverbs 6:34
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For (ao)jealousy [y]enrages a man, And he will not spare in the (ap)day of vengeance.
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Proverbs 6:35
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He will not [z]accept any ransom, Nor will he be [aa]satisfied though you give many [ab]gifts.
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