25 May your father and mother rejoice;
    may she who gave you birth be joyful!(A)

Saying 18

26 My son,(B) give me your heart
    and let your eyes delight in my ways,(C)
27 for an adulterous woman is a deep pit,(D)
    and a wayward wife is a narrow well.
28 Like a bandit she lies in wait(E)
    and multiplies the unfaithful among men.

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