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Proverbs 6

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    Proverbs 6:1 My son, if you be surety for your friend, if you have stricken your hand with a stranger,
    Proverbs 6:2 You are snared with the words of your mouth, you are taken with the words of your mouth.
    Proverbs 6:3 Do this now, my son, and deliver yourself, when you are come into the hand of your friend; go, humble yourself, and make sure your friend.
    Proverbs 6:4 Give not sleep to your eyes, nor slumber to your eyelids.
    Proverbs 6:5 Deliver yourself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the hand of the fowler.
    Proverbs 6:6 Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
    Proverbs 6:7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,
    Proverbs 6:8 Provides her meat in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.
    Proverbs 6:9 How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?
    Proverbs 6:10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
    Proverbs 6:11 So shall your poverty come as one that travels, and your want as an armed man.
    Proverbs 6:12 A naughty person, a wicked man, walks with a fraudulent mouth.
    Proverbs 6:13 He winks with his eyes, he speaks with his feet, he teaches with his fingers;
    Proverbs 6:14 Frowardness is in his heart, he devises mischief continually; he sows discord.
    Proverbs 6:15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy.
    Proverbs 6:16 These six things does the LORD hate: yes, seven are an abomination to him:
    Proverbs 6:17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
    Proverbs 6:18 An heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
    Proverbs 6:19 A false witness that speaks lies, and he that sows discord among brothers.
    Proverbs 6:20 My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not the law of your mother:
    Proverbs 6:21 Bind them continually on your heart, and tie them about your neck.
    Proverbs 6:22 When you go, it shall lead you; when you sleep, it shall keep you; and when you wake, it shall talk with you.
    Proverbs 6:23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:
    Proverbs 6:24 To keep you from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman.
    Proverbs 6:25 Lust not after her beauty in your heart; neither let her take you with her eyelids.
    Proverbs 6:26 For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.
    Proverbs 6:27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
    Proverbs 6:28 Can one go on hot coals, and his feet not be burned?
    Proverbs 6:29 So he that goes in to his neighbor's wife; whoever touches her shall not be innocent.
    Proverbs 6:30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
    Proverbs 6:31 But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house.
    Proverbs 6:32 But whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding: he that does it destroys his own soul.
    Proverbs 6:33 A wound and dishonor shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.
    Proverbs 6:34 For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance.
    Proverbs 6:35 He will not regard any ransom; neither will he rest content, though you give many gifts.