Proverbs 5 - World English Bible with Hebrew

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1 My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Turn your ear to my understanding:

1 בְּ֭נִי לְחָכְמָתִ֣י הַקְשִׁ֑יבָה לִ֝תְבוּנָתִ֗י הַט־אָזְנֶֽךָ׃

2 That you may maintain discretion, That your lips may preserve knowledge.

2 לִשְׁמֹ֥ר מְזִמֹּ֑ות וְ֝דַ֗עַת שְׂפָתֶ֥יךָ יִנְצֹֽרוּ׃

3 For the lips of an adulteress drip honey. Her mouth is smoother than oil,

3 כִּ֤י נֹ֣פֶת תִּ֭טֹּפְנָה שִׂפְתֵ֣י זָרָ֑ה וְחָלָ֖ק מִשֶּׁ֣מֶן חִכָּֽהּ׃

4 But in the end she is as bitter as wormwood, And as sharp as a two-edged sword.

4 וְֽ֭אַחֲרִיתָהּ מָרָ֣ה כַֽלַּעֲנָ֑ה חַ֝דָּ֗ה כְּחֶ֣רֶב פִּיֹּֽות׃

5 Her feet go down to death. Her steps lead straight to Sheol.

5 רַ֭גְלֶיהָ יֹרְדֹ֣ות מָ֑וֶת אֹ֗ול צְעָדֶ֥יהָ יִתְמֹֽכוּ׃ Illustrated Bible - Proverbs 5:5 - Her feet go down to death. Her steps lead straight to Sheol.

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6 She gives no thought to the way of life. Her ways are crooked, and she doesn't know it.

6 אֹ֣רַח חַ֭יִּים פֶּן־תְּפַלֵּ֑ס נָע֥וּ מַ֝עְגְּלֹתֶ֗יהָ לֹ֣א תֵדָֽע׃

7 Now therefore, my sons, listen to me. Don't depart from the words of my mouth.

7 וְעַתָּ֣ה בָ֭נִים שִׁמְעוּ־לִ֑י וְאַל־תָּ֝ס֗וּרוּ מֵאִמְרֵי־פִֽי׃

8 Remove your way far from her. Don't come near the door of her house,

8 הַרְחֵ֣ק מֵעָלֶ֣יהָ דַרְכֶּ֑ךָ וְאַל־תִּ֝קְרַ֗ב אֶל־פֶּ֥תַח בֵּיתָֽהּ׃

9 Lest you give your honor to others, And your years to the cruel one;

9 פֶּן־תִּתֵּ֣ן לַאֲחֵרִ֣ים הֹודֶ֑ךָ וּ֝שְׁנֹתֶ֗יךָ לְאַכְזָרִֽי׃

10 Lest strangers feast on your wealth, And your labors enrich another man's house.

10 פֶּֽן־יִשְׂבְּע֣וּ זָרִ֣ים כֹּחֶ֑ךָ וַ֝עֲצָבֶ֗יךָ בְּבֵ֣ית נָכְרִֽי׃

11 You will groan at your latter end, When your flesh and your body are consumed,

11 וְנָהַמְתָּ֥ בְאַחֲרִיתֶ֑ךָ בִּכְלֹ֥ות בְּ֝שָׂרְךָ֗ וּשְׁאֵרֶֽךָ׃

12 And say, "How I have hated instruction, And my heart despised reproof;

12 וְֽאָמַרְתָּ֗ אֵ֭יךְ שָׂנֵ֣אתִי מוּסָ֑ר וְ֝תֹוכַ֗חַת נָאַ֥ץ לִבִּֽי׃

13 Neither have I obeyed the voice of my teachers, Nor turned my ear to those who instructed me!

13 וְֽלֹאשָ֭־מַעְתִּי בְּקֹ֣ול מֹורָ֑י וְ֝לִֽמְלַמְּדַ֗י לֹא־הִטִּ֥יתִי אָזְנִֽי׃

14 I have come to the brink of utter ruin, In the midst of the gathered assembly."

14 כִּ֭מְעַט הָיִ֣יתִי בְכָל־רָ֑ע בְּתֹ֖וךְ קָהָ֣ל וְעֵדָֽה׃

15 Drink water out of your own cistern, Running water out of your own well.

15 שְׁתֵה־מַ֥יִם מִבֹּורֶ֑ךָ וְ֝נֹזְלִ֗ים מִתֹּ֥וךְ בְּאֵרֶֽךָ׃

16 Should your springs overflow in the streets, Streams of water in the public squares?

16 יָפ֣וּצוּ מַעְיְנֹתֶ֣יךָ ח֑וּצָה בָּ֝רְחֹבֹ֗ות פַּלְגֵי־מָֽיִם׃

17 Let them be for yourself alone, Not for strangers with you.

17 יִֽהְיוּ־לְךָ֥ לְבַדֶּ֑ךָ וְאֵ֖ין לְזָרִ֣ים אִתָּֽךְ׃

18 Let your spring be blessed. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.

18 יְהִֽי־מְקֹורְךָ֥ בָר֑וּךְ וּ֝שְׂמַ֗ח מֵאֵ֥שֶׁת נְעוּרֶֽךָ׃

19 A loving doe and a graceful deer-- Let her breasts satisfy you at all times. Be captivated always with her love.

19 אַיֶּ֥לֶת אֲהָבִ֗ים וְֽיַעֲלַ֫ת־חֵ֥ן דַּ֭דֶּיהָ יְרַוֻּ֣ךָ בְכָל־עֵ֑ת בְּ֝אַהֲבָתָ֗הּ תִּשְׁגֶּ֥ה תָמִֽיד׃

20 For why should you, my son, be captivated with an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another?

20 וְלָ֤מָּה תִשְׁגֶּ֣ה בְנִ֣י בְזָרָ֑ה וּ֝תְחַבֵּ֗ק חֵ֣ק נָכְרִיָּֽה׃

21 For the ways of man are before the eyes of Yahweh. He examines all his paths.

21 כִּ֤י נֹ֨כַח׀ עֵינֵ֣י יְ֭הוָה דַּרְכֵי־אִ֑ישׁ וְֽכָל־מַעְגְּלֹתָ֥יו מְפַלֵּֽס׃

22 The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.

22 עַֽוֹונֹותָ֗יו יִלְכְּדֻנֹ֥ו אֶת־הָרָשָׁ֑ע וּבְחַבְלֵ֥י חַ֝טָּאתֹ֗ו יִתָּמֵֽךְ׃

23 He will die for lack of instruction. In the greatness of his folly, he will go astray.

23 ה֗וּא יָ֭מוּת בְּאֵ֣ין מוּסָ֑ר וּבְרֹ֖ב אִוַּלְתֹּ֣ו יִשְׁגֶּֽה׃

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