They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry(A) with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods.” Nevertheless, Solomon held fast to them in love.

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Do not spend your strength[a] on women,
    your vigor on those who ruin kings.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 31:3 Or wealth