Proverbs Chapter 7 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 7:1

My son! keep my sayings, And my commands lay up with thee.

Proverbs 7:2

Keep my commands, and live, And my law as the pupil of thine eye.

Proverbs 7:3

Bind them on thy fingers, Write them on the tablet of thy heart.

Proverbs 7:4

Say to wisdom, `My sister Thou `art'.' And cry to understanding, `Kinswoman!'

Proverbs 7:5

To preserve thee from a strange woman, From a stranger who hath made smooth her sayings.

Proverbs 7:6

For, at a window of my house, Through my casement I have looked out,

Proverbs 7:7

And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding,

Proverbs 7:8

Passing on in the street, near her corner, And the way `to' her house he doth step,

Proverbs 7:9

In the twilight -- in the evening of day, In the darkness of night and blackness.

Proverbs 7:10

And, lo, a woman to meet him -- (A harlot's dress, and watchful of heart,

Proverbs 7:11

Noisy she `is', and stubborn, In her house her feet rest not.

Proverbs 7:12

Now in an out-place, now in broad places, And near every corner she lieth in wait) --

Proverbs 7:13

And she laid hold on him, and kissed him, She hath hardened her face, and saith to him,

Proverbs 7:14

`Sacrifices of peace-offerings `are' by me, To-day I have completed my vows.

Proverbs 7:15

Therefore I have come forth to meet thee, To seek earnestly thy face, and I find thee.

Proverbs 7:16

`With' ornamental coverings I decked my couch, Carved works -- cotton of Egypt.

Proverbs 7:17

I sprinkled my bed -- myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.

Proverbs 7:18

Come, we are filled `with' loves till the morning, We delight ourselves in loves.

Proverbs 7:19

For the man is not in his house, He hath gone on a long journey.

Proverbs 7:20

A bag of money he hath taken in his hand, At the day of the new moon he cometh to his house.'

Proverbs 7:21

She turneth him aside with the abundance of her speech, With the flattery of her lips she forceth him.

Proverbs 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,

Proverbs 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.

Proverbs 7:24

And now, ye sons, hearken to me, And give attention to sayings of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:25

Let not thy heart turn unto her ways, Do not wander in her paths,

Proverbs 7:26

For many `are' the wounded she caused to fall, And mighty `are' all her slain ones.

Proverbs 7:27

The ways of Sheol -- her house, Going down unto inner chambers of death!