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    Proverbs 6

    1 My son, if thou art become surety for thy neighbor, If thou hast stricken thy hands for a stranger;ASV — Proverbs 6:1

    2 Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, Thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.ASV — Proverbs 6:2

    3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, Seeing thou art come into the hand of thy neighbor: Go, humble thyself, and importune thy neighbor;ASV — Proverbs 6:3

    4 Give not sleep to thine eyes, Nor slumber to thine eyelids;ASV — Proverbs 6:4

    5 Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand [of the hunter], And as a bird from the hand of the fowler.ASV — Proverbs 6:5

    6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; Consider her ways, and be wise:ASV — Proverbs 6:6

    7 Which having no chief, Overseer, or ruler,ASV — Proverbs 6:7

    8 Provideth her bread in the summer, And gathereth her food in the harvest.ASV — Proverbs 6:8

    9 How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?ASV — Proverbs 6:9

    10 [Yet] a little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep:ASV — Proverbs 6:10

    11 So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.ASV — Proverbs 6:11

    12 A worthless person, a man of iniquity, Is he that walketh with a perverse mouth;ASV — Proverbs 6:12

    13 That winketh with his eyes, that speaketh with his feet, That maketh signs with his fingers;ASV — Proverbs 6:13

    14 In whose heart is perverseness, Who deviseth evil continually, Who soweth discord.ASV — Proverbs 6:14

    15 Therefore shall his calamity come suddenly; On a sudden shall he be broken, and that without remedy.ASV — Proverbs 6:15

    16 There are six things which Jehovah hateth; Yea, seven which are an abomination unto him:ASV — Proverbs 6:16

    17 Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood;ASV — Proverbs 6:17

    18 A heart that deviseth wicked purposes, Feet that are swift in running to mischief,ASV — Proverbs 6:18

    19 A false witness that uttereth lies, And he that soweth discord among brethren.ASV — Proverbs 6:19

    20 My son, keep the commandment of thy father, And forsake not the law of thy mother:ASV — Proverbs 6:20

    21 Bind them continually upon thy heart; Tie them about thy neck.ASV — Proverbs 6:21

    22 When thou walkest, it shall lead thee; When thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee; And when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.ASV — Proverbs 6:22

    23 For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; And reproofs of instruction are the way of life:ASV — Proverbs 6:23

    24 To keep thee from the evil woman, From the flattery of the foreigner`s tongue.ASV — Proverbs 6:24

    25 Lust not after her beauty in thy heart; Neither let her take thee with her eyelids.ASV — Proverbs 6:25

    26 For on account of a harlot [a man is brought] to a piece of bread; And the adulteress hunteth for the precious life.ASV — Proverbs 6:26

    27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, And his clothes not be burned?ASV — Proverbs 6:27

    28 Or can one walk upon hot coals, And his feet not be scorched?ASV — Proverbs 6:28

    29 So he that goeth in to his neighbor`s wife; Whosoever toucheth her shall not be unpunished.ASV — Proverbs 6:29

    30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal To satisfy himself when he is hungry:ASV — Proverbs 6:30

    31 But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; He shall give all the substance of his house.ASV — Proverbs 6:31

    32 He that committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: He doeth it who would destroy his own soul.ASV — Proverbs 6:32

    33 Wounds and dishonor shall he get; And his reproach shall not be wiped away.ASV — Proverbs 6:33

    34 For jealousy is the rage of a man; And he will not spare in the day of vengeance.ASV — Proverbs 6:34

    35 He will not regard any ransom; Neither will he rest content, though thou givest many gifts.ASV — Proverbs 6:35

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