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Proverbs 7:1
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My son, (a)keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.
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Proverbs 7:2
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(b)Keep my commandments and live, And my [a]teaching (c)as the [b]apple of your eye.
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Proverbs 7:3
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(d)Bind them on your fingers; (e)Write them on the tablet of your heart.
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Proverbs 7:4
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Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," And call understanding your intimate friend;
Proverbs 7:5
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That they may keep you from an [c]adulteress, From the foreigner who [d]flatters with her words.
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Proverbs 7:6
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For (f)at the window of my house I looked out (g)through my lattice,
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Proverbs 7:7
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And I saw among the [e](h)naive, And discerned among the [f]youths A young man (i)lacking [g]sense,
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Proverbs 7:8
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Passing through the street near (j)her corner; And he [h]takes the way to (k)her house,
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Proverbs 7:9
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In the (l)twilight, in the [i]evening, In the [j]middle of the night and in the darkness.
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Proverbs 7:10
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And behold, a woman comes to meet him, (m)Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.
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Proverbs 7:11
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She is (n)boisterous and rebellious, Her (o)feet do not remain at home;
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Proverbs 7:12
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She is now in the streets, now (p)in the squares, And (q)lurks by every corner.
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Proverbs 7:13
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So she seizes him and kisses him [k]And with a (r)brazen face she says to him:
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Proverbs 7:14
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"[l]I was due to offer (s)peace offerings; Today I have (t)paid my vows.
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Proverbs 7:15
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"Therefore I have come out to meet you, To seek your presence earnestly, and I have found you.
Proverbs 7:16
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"I have spread my couch with (u)coverings, With colored (v)linens of Egypt.
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Proverbs 7:17
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"I have sprinkled my bed With (w)myrrh, aloes and (x)cinnamon.
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Proverbs 7:18
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"Come, let us drink our fill of love until morning; Let us delight ourselves with caresses.
Proverbs 7:19
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"For [m]my husband is not at home, He has gone on a long journey;
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Proverbs 7:20
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He has taken a (y)bag of money [n]with him, At the full moon he will come home."
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Proverbs 7:21
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With her many persuasions she entices him; With her [o](z)flattering lips she seduces him.
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Proverbs 7:22
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Suddenly he follows her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as [p]one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,
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Proverbs 7:23
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Until an arrow pierces through his liver; As a (aa)bird hastens to the snare, So he does not know that it will cost him his life.
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Proverbs 7:24
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Now therefore, my sons, (ab)listen to me, And pay attention to the words of my mouth.
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Proverbs 7:25
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Do not let your heart (ac)turn aside to her ways, Do not stray into her paths.
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Proverbs 7:26
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For many are the [q]victims she has cast down, And (ad)numerous are all her slain.
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Proverbs 7:27
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Her (ae)house is the way to Sheol, Descending to the chambers of death.
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