Proverbs 7:7
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New International Version
I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who had no sense.

New Living Translation
I saw some naive young men, and one in particular who lacked common sense.

English Standard Version
and I have seen among the simple, I have perceived among the youths, a young man lacking sense,

New American Standard Bible
And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,

King James Bible
And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I saw among the inexperienced, I noticed among the youths, a young man lacking sense.

International Standard Version
and I noticed among the na�ve— that is, I discerned among the youths— a senseless young man.

NET Bible
and I saw among the naive--I discerned among the youths--a young man who lacked wisdom.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And she saw children and gazed on the boys and on the feebleminded

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I was looking at gullible people when I saw a young man without much sense among youths.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And I beheld among the thoughtless ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding,

New American Standard 1977
And I saw among the naive,
            I discerned among the youths,
            A young man lacking sense,

Jubilee Bible 2000
and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

King James 2000 Bible
And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

American King James Version
And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

American Standard Version
And I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I see little ones, I behold a foolish young man,

Darby Bible Translation
and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the sons, a young man void of understanding,

English Revised Version
And I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

Webster's Bible Translation
And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

World English Bible
I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,

Young's Literal Translation
And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
7:6-27 Here is an affecting example of the danger of youthful lusts. It is a history or a parable of the most instructive kind. Will any one dare to venture on temptations that lead to impurity, after Solomon has set before his eyes in so lively and plain a manner, the danger of even going near them? Then is he as the man who would dance on the edge of a lofty rock, when he has just seen another fall headlong from the same place. The misery of self-ruined sinners began in disregard to God's blessed commands. We ought daily to pray that we may be kept from running into temptation, else we invite the enemies of our souls to spread snares for us. Ever avoid the neighbourhood of vice. Beware of sins which are said to be pleasant sins. They are the more dangerous, because they most easily gain the heart, and close it against repentance. Do nothing till thou hast well considered the end of it. Were a man to live as long as Methuselah, and to spend all his days in the highest delights sin can offer, one hour of the anguish and tribulation that must follow, would far outweigh them.
Study Bible
Warnings about the Adulteress
6For at the window of my house I looked out through my lattice, 7And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense, 8Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house,…
Cross References
Proverbs 1:22
"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 6:32
The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Proverbs 9:4
"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,
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