25 (A)Let your father and mother be glad;
    let (B)her who bore you rejoice.

26 My son, give me your heart,
    and let your eyes observe[a] my ways.
27 For a prostitute is (C)a deep pit;
    (D)an adulteress[b] is a narrow (E)well.
28 (F)She lies in wait like a robber
    and increases the traitors among mankind.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 23:26 Or delight in
  2. Proverbs 23:27 Hebrew a foreign woman

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