Proverbs 5:1
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New American Standard Bible
My son, give attention to my wisdom, Incline your ear to my understanding;

King James Bible
My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

Darby Bible Translation
My son, attend unto my wisdom, incline thine ear to my understanding;

World English Bible
My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Turn your ear to my understanding:

Young's Literal Translation
My son! to my wisdom give attention, To mine understanding incline thine ear,

Proverbs 5:1 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The formula of a new counsel, introducing another warning against the besetting sin of youth Proverbs 2:16.

Proverbs 5:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Sinners Bound with the Cords of Sin
A Sermon (No. 915) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 13th, 1870 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins." -- Proverbs 5:22. The first sentence has reference to a net in which birds or beasts are taken. The ungodly man first of all finds sin to be a bait, and charmed by its apparent pleasantness he indulges in it and then he becomes entangled in its meshes so that he cannot
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How the Rude in Sacred Learning, and those who are Learned but not Humble, are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 25.) Differently to be admonished are those who do not understand aright the words of the sacred Law, and those who understand them indeed aright, but speak them not humbly. For those who understand not aright the words of sacred Law are to be admonished to consider that they turn for themselves a most wholesome drought of wine into a cup of poison, and with a medicinal knife inflict on themselves a mortal wound, when they destroy in themselves what was sound by that whereby they ought,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Proverbs 4:27
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