Proverbs 9:17
"Stolen water is sweet, and bread eaten in secret is tasty!"
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Proverbs 5:16
Why should your springs flow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?

Proverbs 5:18
May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth:

Proverbs 20:17
Food gained by fraud is sweet to a man, but later his mouth is full of gravel.

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Proverbs 20:17
Food gained by fraud is sweet to a man, but later his mouth is full of gravel.

Proverbs 23:31, 32
Do not gaze at wine while it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. . . .

Genesis 3:6
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eyes, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom, she took the fruit and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, and he ate it.

Romans 7:8
But sin, seizing its opportunity through the commandment, produced in me every kind of covetous desire. For apart from the Law, sin is dead.

James 1:14, 15
But each one is tempted when by his own evil desires he is lured away and enticed. . . .

eaten in secret

Proverbs 7:18-20
Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning. Let us delight in loving caresses! . . .

Proverbs 30:20
This is the way of an adulteress: She eats and wipes her mouth and says, "I have done no wrong."

2 Kings 5:24-27
When Gehazi came to the hill, he took the gifts from the servants and stored them in the house. Then he dismissed the men, and they departed. . . .

Ephesians 5:12
For it is shameful even to mention what the disobedient do in secret.

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