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10 My son, if sinners (A)entice you,
do not consent.
11 If they say, “Come with us, (B)let us lie in wait for blood;
(C)let us ambush the innocent without reason;
12 like Sheol let us (D)swallow them alive,
and whole, like (E)those who go down to the pit;
13 we shall find all precious goods,
we shall fill our houses with plunder;
14 throw in your lot among us;
we will all have one purse”—
15 my son, (F)do not walk in the way with them;
(G)hold back your foot from their paths,
16 for (H)their feet run to evil,
and they make haste to shed blood.
17 (I)For in vain is a net spread
in the sight of any bird,
18 but these men (J)lie in wait for their own blood;
they (K)set an ambush for their own lives.
19 (L)Such are the ways of everyone who is (M)greedy for unjust gain;
(N)it takes away the life of its possessors.