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Proverbs 1:10-19 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

10 My son, if sinners entice you,
don’t be persuaded.
11 If they say—“Come with us!
Let’s set an ambush and kill someone.[a]
Let’s attack some innocent person just for fun![b]
12 Let’s swallow them alive, like Sheol,
whole, like those who go down to the Pit.
13 We’ll find all kinds of valuable property
and fill our houses with plunder.
14 Throw in your lot with us,
and we’ll all share the loot”[c]
15 my son, don’t travel that road with them
or set foot on their path,
16 because their feet run toward evil
and they hurry to shed blood.
17 It is useless to spread a net
where any bird can see it,
18 but they set an ambush to kill themselves;[d]
they attack their own lives.
19 Such are the paths of all who make profit dishonestly;
it takes the lives of those who receive it.[e]

Footnotes:

  1. 1:11 Lit Let’s ambush for blood
  2. 1:11 Lit person for no reason
  3. 1:14 Litus; one bag will be for all of us
  4. 1:18 Lit they ambush for their blood
  5. 1:19 Lit takes the life of its masters
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Proverbs 1:10-19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 My child, if sinners entice you,
    do not consent.
11 If they say, “Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood;
    let us wantonly ambush the innocent;
12 like Sheol let us swallow them alive
    and whole, like those who go down to the Pit.
13 We shall find all kinds of costly things;
    we shall fill our houses with booty.
14 Throw in your lot among us;
    we will all have one purse”—
15 my child, do not walk in their way,
    keep your foot from their paths;
16 for their feet run to evil,
    and they hurry to shed blood.
17 For in vain is the net baited
    while the bird is looking on;
18 yet they lie in wait—to kill themselves!
    and set an ambush—for their own lives!
19 Such is the end[a] of all who are greedy for gain;
    it takes away the life of its possessors.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 1:19 Gk: Heb are the ways
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 16:29 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

29 A violent person lures his neighbor,
leading him on a path that is not good.

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Proverbs 16:29 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

29 The violent entice their neighbors,
    and lead them in a way that is not good.

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Proverbs 25:26 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

26 A righteous person who yields to the wicked
is like a muddied spring or a polluted well.

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Proverbs 25:26 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted fountain
    are the righteous who give way before the wicked.

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Proverbs 27:3 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

A stone is heavy and sand, a burden,
but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both.

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Proverbs 27:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A stone is heavy, and sand is weighty,
    but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both.

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Proverbs 28:10 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

10 The one who leads the upright into an evil way
will fall into his own pit,
but the blameless will inherit what is good.

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Proverbs 28:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 Those who mislead the upright into evil ways
    will fall into pits of their own making,
    but the blameless will have a goodly inheritance.

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