Proverbs 1:10
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English Standard Version
My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent.

King James Bible
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.

American Standard Version
My son, if sinners entice thee, Consent thou not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, if sinners shall entice thee, consent not to them.

English Revised Version
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.

Webster's Bible Translation
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

This verse presents another aspect of the object to be served by this book: it seeks to impart prudence to the simple. The form פּתאים

(Note: Like עפאים, Psalm 104:12, וכצבאים, 1 Chronicles 12:8, cf. Michlol, 196a. In Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:32, the mute א is wanting.)

(in which, as in גּוים, the י plur. remains unwritten) is, in this mongrel form in which it is written (cf. Proverbs 7:7; Proverbs 8:5; Proverbs 9:6; Proverbs 14:18; Proverbs 27:12), made up of פּתים (Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 1:32, once written plene, פּתיים, Proverbs 22:3) and פּתאים (Proverbs 7:7). These two forms with י and the transition of י into א are interchanged in the plur. of such nouns as פּתי, segolate form, "from פּתה (cogn. פּתח), to be open, properly the open-hearted, i.e., one whose heart stands open to every influence from another, the harmless, good-natured - a vox media among the Hebrews commonly (though not always, cf. e.g., Psalm 116:6) in malam partem: the foolish, silly, one who allows himself to be easily persuaded or led astray, like similar words in other languages - Lat. simplex, Gr. εὐήθης, Fr. nav; Arab. fatyn, always, however, in a good sense: a high and noble-minded man, not made as yet mistrustful and depressed by sad experiences, therefore juvenis ingenuus, vir animi generosi" (Fl.). The פּתאים, not of firm and constant mind, have need of ערמה; therefore the saying Proverbs 14:15, cf. Proverbs 8:5; Proverbs 19:25. The noun ערמה (a fem. segolate form like חכמה) means here calliditas in a good sense, while the corresponding Arab. 'aram (to be distinguished from the verb 'aram, ערם, to peel, to make bare, nudare) is used only in a bad sense, of malevolent, deceptive conduct. In the parallel member the word נער is used, generally (collectively) understood, of the immaturity which must first obtain intellectual and moral clearness and firmness; such an one is in need of peritia et sollertia, as Fleischer well renders it; for דּעת is experimental knowledge, and מזמּה (from זמם, according to its primary signification, to press together, comprimere; then, referred to mental concentration: to think) signifies in the sing., sensu bono, the capability of comprehending the right purposes, of seizing the right measures, of projecting the right plans.

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Proverbs 7:21-23 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him...

Proverbs 13:20 He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Proverbs 20:19 He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

Genesis 39:7-13 And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph; and she said, Lie with me...

Judges 16:16-21 And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul was vexed to death...

Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the way of sinners...

Psalm 50:18 When you saw a thief, then you consented with him, and have been partaker with adulterers.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly...

Ephesians 5:11 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Cross References
Ephesians 5:11
Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.

Genesis 39:7
And after a time his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph and said, "Lie with me."

Deuteronomy 13:8
you shall not yield to him or listen to him, nor shall your eye pity him, nor shall you spare him, nor shall you conceal him.

Psalm 50:18
If you see a thief, you are pleased with him, and you keep company with adulterers.

Proverbs 16:29
A man of violence entices his neighbor and leads him in a way that is not good.

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