So do this, my son, to free yourself,
    since you have fallen into your neighbor’s hands:
Go—to the point of exhaustion—[a]
    and give your neighbor no rest!
Allow no sleep to your eyes,
    no slumber to your eyelids.(A)
Free yourself, like a gazelle(B) from the hand of the hunter,(C)
    like a bird from the snare of the fowler.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 6:3 Or Go and humble yourself,