27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Shall we not seek to awaken such? Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. 20 My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: 21 Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. 15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy. 32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul. We are stewards of our worldly substance, and have to answer to the Lord for our disposal of it; to waste it in rash schemes, or such plans as may entangle us in difficulties and temptations, is wrong. 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. (12-19) Exhortations to walk according to God's commandments. 6 My son, if you become surety for your friend, If you have shaken hands in pledge for a stranger, 2 You are snared by the words of your … Here is a list of things hateful to God. The ants are more diligent than slothful men. 3 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. 23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: 24 To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman. Those sins are in a special manner provoking to God, which are hurtful to the comfort of human life. King James Version Update. 3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend. 33 A wound and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Let us shun all such practices, and watch and pray against them; and avoid, with marked disapproval, all who are guilty of them, whatever may be their rank.20-35 The word of God has something to say to us upon all occasions. Cautions against rash suretiship. Proverbs 6 ; PROV 6:1 My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, PROV 6:2 Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth. Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman Proverbs 22:6 Context. 27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? 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. he will refuse a bribe, however great it is. 19 A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren. 4 Give not sleep to thine eyes, nor slumber to thine eyelids. 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. (L)    When will you get up from your sleep?10 A little sleep, a little slumber,    a little folding of the hands to rest(M)—11 and poverty(N) will come on you like a thief    and scarcity like an armed man. Thus life runs to waste; and poverty, though at first at a distance, gradually draws near, like a traveller; and when it arrives, is like an armed man, too strong to be resisted. If young people take heed to their ways, according to Solomon's Proverbs, they will gain knowledge and discretion. 15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; suddenly shall he be broken without remedy. no one who touches her will go unpunished. (U), 16 There are six things the Lord hates,(V)    seven that are detestable to him:17         haughty eyes,(W)        a lying tongue,(X)        hands that shed innocent blood,(Y)18         a heart that devises wicked schemes,        feet that are quick to rush into evil,(Z)19         a false witness(AA) who pours out lies(AB)        and a person who stirs up conflict in the community. Proverbs 6 - My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, [if] thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, Copy Options. He says and does every thing artfully, and with design. 6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler. Font Size. Let us notice the subjects of this chapter. Font Size. (R)15 Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant;(S)    he will suddenly(T) be destroyed—without remedy. 6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. 23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: 24 To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange woman. We may learn wisdom from the meanest insects, and be shamed by them. Shall we neglect what is pleasing to God, and what he will graciously reward? Proverbs 6:10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. 10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: 11 So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man. Let us remember Him who willingly became our Surety, when we were strangers and enemies. though it costs him all the wealth of his house. Proverbs 6:1: My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, / Proverbs 6:2: Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken (20-35)1-5 If we live as directed by the word of God, we shall find it profitable even in this present world. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. 18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief. Shall we not give diligence to secure our own salvation?12-19 If the slothful are to be condemned, who do nothing, much more those that do all the ill they can. 6 My son,(A) if you have put up security(B) for your neighbor,(C)    if you have shaken hands in pledge(D) for a stranger,2 you have been trapped by what you said,    ensnared by the words of your mouth.3 So do this, my son, to free yourself,    since you have fallen into your neighbor’s hands:Go—to the point of exhaustion—[a]    and give your neighbor no rest!4 Allow no sleep to your eyes,    no slumber to your eyelids. 6 For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, 7 And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding, 8 Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house, Cite Share Print BLB Searches. 9 How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? 6 My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger. 29 So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent. and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. 29 So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent. 4 By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life. Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman 3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend. (AF)22 When you walk, they will guide you;    when you sleep, they will watch over you;    when you awake, they will speak to you.23 For this command is a lamp,    this teaching is a light,(AG)and correction and instruction    are the way to life,(AH)24 keeping you from your neighbor’s wife,    from the smooth talk of a wayward woman.(AI). 34 For jealousy is the rage of a man: therefore he will not spare in the day of vengeance. 3 So do this, my son, and deliver yourself; For you have come into the hand of … His ruin shall come without warning, and without relief. 26 For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adultress will hunt for the precious life. 32 But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul. Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble … 22 When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. 16 These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: 17 A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood. 3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend. 12 A troublemaker and a villain,    who goes about with a corrupt mouth,13     who winks maliciously with his eye,(O)    signals with his feet    and motions with his fingers,(P)14     who plots evil(Q) with deceit in his heart—    he always stirs up conflict. New King James Version (NKJV) Bible Book List. Observe how such a man is described. Verses 6-11 Solomon, in these verses, addresses himself to the sluggard who loves his ease, lives in idleness, minds no business, sticks to nothing, brings nothing to pass, and in a particular manner is careless in the business of religion. 4 Give not sleep to … 6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. Proverbs 6:17 NIV Proverbs 6:17 NLT Proverbs 6:17 ESV Proverbs 6:17 NASB Proverbs 6:17 KJV Proverbs 6:17 Bible Apps Proverbs 6:17 Biblia Paralela Proverbs 6:17 Chinese Bible Proverbs 6:17 French Bible Proverbs 6:17 German Bible Proverbs 6:17 Commentaries Bible Hub ... Proverbs 6:11 KJV Proverbs 6:11 Bible Apps Proverbs 6:11 Biblia Paralela Proverbs 6:11 Chinese Bible 30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry; 31 But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house. Proverbs 6 King James Version << Proverbs 5 | Proverbs 6 | Proverbs 7 >> Warning against Idleness and Falsehood. Proverbs 6:27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Proverbs 29:3 When we consider how much this sin abounds, how heinous adultery is in its own nature, of what evil consequence it is, and how certainly it destroys the spiritual life in the soul, we shall not wonder that the cautions against it are so often repeated. 3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend. (AJ)27 Can a man scoop fire into his lap    without his clothes being burned?28 Can a man walk on hot coals    without his feet being scorched?29 So is he who sleeps(AK) with another man’s wife;(AL)    no one who touches her will go unpunished. Proverbs 6. 9 How long will you lie there, you sluggard? 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