But (A)sexual immorality and all impurity or covetousness (B)must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints. Let there be (C)no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, (D)which are out of place, but instead (E)let there be thanksgiving.

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to keep you from (A)the forbidden[a] woman,
    from (B)the adulteress[b] with her smooth words.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 7:5 Hebrew strange
  2. Proverbs 7:5 Hebrew the foreign woman

21 With much seductive speech she persuades him;
    with (A)her smooth talk she compels him.
22 All at once he follows her,
    as an ox goes to the slaughter,
or as a stag is caught fast[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 7:22 Probable reading (compare Septuagint, Vulgate, Syriac); Hebrew as a chain to discipline a fool

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