Proverbs 7 Cross References - ISV

1 My son, guard what I say and treasure my commands. 2 Keep my commands and you'll live. Guard my teaching as you do your eyesight. 3 Strap them to your fingers, and engrave them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Say to wisdom, "You're my sister!" and call understanding your close relative, 5 so they can keep you from an adulterous woman, from the immoral woman with her seductive words. 6 For from a window in my house I peered through the lattice work, 7 and I noticed among the naïve {— } that is, I discerned among the youths {— } a senseless young man. 8 Proceeding down the street near her corner, he makes his way toward her house 9 at twilight, during the evening, even during the darkest part of the night. 10 Look! A woman makes her way to meet him, dressed as a prostitute and intending to entrap him. 11 Brazen she is {— } and defiant {— } her feet don't remain at home. 12 Now she is in the street, now in the plazas, she lurks near every corner. 13 So she grabs hold of him and kisses him, with a brazen face she speaks to him, 14 "I have given my peace offerings, and today I fulfilled my vows. 15 Therefore I've come out to meet you, I've looked specifically for you, and I found you! 16 I've decorated my bed with new coverings {— } embroidered linen from Egypt. 17 I've perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon. 18 Come, let's make love until dawn; let's comfort ourselves with love, 19 because my husband isn't home. He left on a long trip. 20 He took a wallet full of cash in his hand and he'll return home in a month." 21 She leads him astray with great persuasion; with flattering lips she seduces him. 22 All of a sudden he follows her like an ox fit for slaughter or like a fool fit for a trap 23 until an arrow pierces his liver. As a bird falls into a snare, he doesn't realize his fatal decision. 24 So listen to me, my sons, and pay attention to what I have to say. 25 Don't be led astray by her lifestyle, and don't imitate her behavior. 26 For many are the victims whom she has conquered, and many are her slain. 27 Her house leads to Sheol, descending to death's catacombs.

Genesis 3:1

1 Now the serpent was more clever than any animal of the field that the LORD God had made. The serpent said to the woman, "Has God actually said, 'You shall not eat from any tree of the garden'?"

Genesis 18:9

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Genesis 26:8

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Genesis 38:14-15

Genesis 39:7

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Genesis 39:11

Exodus 12:6

6 It is to remain under your care until the fourteenth day of this month, and then the entire assembly of the congregation of Israel shall slaughter it at twilight.

Exodus 30:23

23 "You shall take for yourself the finest spices: 500 shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much fragrant cinnamon (250 shekels), 250 shekels of fragrant reeds,

Leviticus 7:11

Leviticus 7:15-16

Leviticus 18:5

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Numbers 25:1

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Numbers 25:6-8

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Numbers 25:8-9

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Numbers 31:16

Deuteronomy 6:8-9

8 Tie them as reminders on your forearm, bind them on your forehead, 9 and write them on the door frames of your house and on your gates."

Deuteronomy 11:18-20

18 "Take these commands to heart and keep them in mind, tying them as reminders on your arm and as bands on your forehead. 19 Teach them to your children, talking about them while sitting in your house, walking on the road, or when you are about to lie down or get up. 20 Also write them upon the doorposts of your house and gates

Deuteronomy 11:28

28 or a curse if you don't obey the commands of the LORD your God, by turning from the way that I'm commanding you today and following other gods whom you have not known."

Deuteronomy 12:6-7

6 Bring your burnt offerings there, along with your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, your votive offerings, your freely given offerings, and the first born of your herds and flocks. 7 Then you and your household will eat before the LORD your God and rejoice with all the works of your hand with which he blessed you.

Deuteronomy 32:10

10 The LORD found him in a desert land, in a barren, eerie wilderness. He surrounded, cared for, and guarded him as the pupil of his eye.

Judges 5:28

28 "Back at home, out the window Sisera's mother peered, lamenting through the lattice. 'Why is his chariot delayed in returning? 'Why do the hoof beats of his chariots wait?'

Judges 16:1

1 Sometime later, Samson went to Gaza, saw a prostitute there, and went in to have sex with her.

Judges 16:15-17

15 Some time later, she asked him, "How can you keep saying 'I love you!' when your heart isn't with me? These three times you've lied to me and haven't told me where your great strength lies." 16 She nagged him every day with this speech, pestering him until he was annoyed nearly to death. 17 So he finally disclosed everything. He told her, "A razor has never touched my head, because I've been a Nazarite for God before I was born. If I am shaved, then my strength will abandon me and I will become weak like every human being."

Judges 16:21

21 Then the Philistines grabbed him, gouged out his eyes, brought him down to Gaza, tied him up in bronze chains, and made him grind grain in their prison.

1 Samuel 28:23

23 Saul refused, saying, "I won't eat!" Both his servants and the woman urged him, and so he listened to them. He got up off the ground and sat on the bed.

2 Samuel 3:6-8

6 While war continued between the dynasties of Saul and David, Abner was growing in influence within the dynasty of Saul. 7 Meanwhile, Saul had a mistress named Rizpah, who was the daughter of Aiah. Ish-bosheth asked Abner, "Why did you have sex with my father's mistress?" 8 What Ish-bosheth said made Abner furious, so he replied, "A dog's head for Judah {— } is that what I am? Up until today I've kept on showing loyalty to your father Saul's dynasty, to his relatives and friends, and I haven't turned you over to David, but you're charging me today with moral guilt regarding this woman!

2 Samuel 3:27

27 When Abner returned to Hebron, Joab brought him aside within the gateway to talk to him alone and then stabbed him in the abdomen. So he died for shedding the blood of Joab's brother Asahel.

2 Samuel 6:16

16 As the ark of the LORD was coming into the City of David, Saul's daughter Michal was peering out a window, watching King David jumping and dancing before the LORD, and she despised him in her heart.

2 Samuel 11:2-3

2 Late one afternoon about dusk, David got up from his couch and was walking around on the roof of the royal palace. From there he watched a woman taking a bath, and she was very beautiful to look at. 3 David sent word to inquire about her, and someone told him, "This is Eliam's daughter Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah the Hittite, isn't it?"

2 Samuel 12:9-11

9 "'Why did you despise what the LORD has promised by doing what is detestable in his sight? "'You struck down Uriah the Hittite with a battle sword. "'You took his wife to be your own. "'You killed him with the sword of the Ammonite army. 10 "'Therefore the sword will never leave your household, because you have despised me by taking the wife of Uriah the Hittite to be your own.' 11 "This is what the LORD says: "'Listen very carefully! "'I'm raising up evil against you right out of your own household. "'I'm going to take your wives away from you right before your eyes. "'Then I'll give them to your neighbor. "'And then he's going to have sex with your wives in broad daylight!

2 Samuel 15:7-9

7 And so it was that forty years after Israel had demanded a king, Absalom asked the king, "Please let me go to Hebron so I can pay my vow that I made to the LORD, 8 because when I was living at Geshur in Aram, your servant made this solemn promise: 'If the LORD ever brings me back to Jerusalem, then I will serve the LORD.' 9 The king replied to him, "Go in peace!" So Absalom got up and left for Hebron.

1 Kings 10:28

28 Solomon imported horses from Egypt and Kue, and the king's buyers procured them at market price from Kue.

1 Kings 11:1-2

1 But King Solomon married many foreign women besides the daughter of Pharaoh: women from Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Sidonia, along with Hittite women, too, 2 all of them from nations that the LORD had ordered the Israelites, "You are not to associate with them and they are not to associate with you, because they will most certainly turn your affections away to follow their gods." Solomon became deeply attached to them by falling in love.

1 Kings 21:9-10

9 In the memos, she wrote the following directives: "Proclaim a public fast and seat Naboth in the front row. 10 Seat two wicked men in front of him, and make them testify against him. Tell them to claim 'You cursed God and the king.' Then take him out and stone him to death."

2 Kings 4:8

8 Some time later, Elisha went to Shunem, where he met a prominent and wealthy woman who persuaded him to have a meal with her. As a result, whenever he was in the area, he stopped by to eat with her.

2 Kings 9:22

22 As soon as Joram noticed Jehu, he cried out, "Peace, Jehu?" Jehu replied, "What peace, given your mother Jezebel's prostitution and all of her witchcraft?"

2 Kings 9:30

30 As soon as Jehu arrived at Jezreel, Jezebel adorned her eyes, arranged her hair, and peered out a window.

2 Chronicles 2:4

4 Look, I'm building a temple dedicated to the name of the LORD my God, to his glory, so we can burn fragrant incense in his presence, display rows of the bread of his presence continually, make burnt offerings in the morning, evening, on Sabbath days, during new moon festivals, and during appointed feasts scheduled by the Lord our God. This is mandated forever in Israel.

Nehemiah 13:26

26 Didn't Solomon, king of Israel, sin by doing these things, even though among many nations there was no king like him who was loved by his God, and God made him king over all Israel. Even so, foreign women caused him to sin. 27 You've locked my feet in stocks; you watch all my steps; You've limited where I can walk.

Job 17:14

14 if I call out to the Pit, 'You're my father!' or say to the worm, 'My mother!' or 'My sister!'

Job 22:22

22 Accept what he has to teach you, and treasure his words in your heart.

Job 24:13-15

13 "Then there are those who rebel against the light; they are not acquainted with its ways; and they don't stay on its course. 14 The murderer rises at dawn to kill the poor and needy; at night, he is like a thief. 15 The adulterer watches for twilight, saying, 'No eye is watching me' while he veils his face.

Psalms 12:2

2 Everyone speaks lies to his neighbor; they speak with flattering lips and hidden motives.

Psalms 17:8

8 Protect me as the most precious part of the eye; hide me under the shadow of your wings

Psalms 19:7

7 The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring life. The testimony of the LORD is steadfast, making foolish people wise.

Psalms 45:8

8 All your clothes are scented with myrrh, aloes, and cassia. From ivory palaces stringed instruments have made you glad.

Psalms 119:130

130 The disclosure of your words illuminates, providing understanding to the simple.

Psalms 119:176

176 I have wandered away like a lost sheep; come find your servant, for I do not forget your commands.

Proverbs 1:4

4 for giving prudence to the naïve, knowledge and discretion to the young.

Proverbs 1:8

8 My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching.

Proverbs 1:17

17 Look, it is useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds,

Proverbs 1:22

22 "You naïve ones, how long will you love naiveté? And how long will scoffers delight in scoffing or fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:32

32 Indeed, the waywardness of the naïve will kill them, and the laziness of fools will destroy them.

Proverbs 2:1-7

1 My son, if you accept my words, and treasure my instructions {— } 2 making your ear attentive to wisdom, and turning your heart to understanding {— }

Proverbs 2:2-4

2 making your ear attentive to wisdom, and turning your heart to understanding {— } 3 if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,

Proverbs 2:3-4

3 if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding, 4 if you seek it like silver and search for it like hidden treasure,

Proverbs 2:4-4

4 if you seek it like silver and search for it like hidden treasure, 5 then you will understand the fear of the LORD and learn to know God. 6 For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. 7 He stores up sound wisdom for the upright and is a shield to those who walk in integrity {— }

Proverbs 2:16

16 delivering you from the adulteress, from the immoral woman with her seductive words,

Proverbs 2:18-19

18 For her house leads down to death, and her paths down to the realm of the dead. 19 None who go to her return, nor do they reach the paths of life.

Proverbs 3:1

1 My son, don't forget my instruction, and keep my commandments carefully in mind.

Proverbs 3:3

3 Do not let gracious love and truth leave you. Bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart,

Proverbs 4:1

1 Listen, children, to a father's instruction, and pay attention in order to gain understanding.

Proverbs 4:4

4 he taught me and said to me, "Let your heart wholly embrace my words; keep my commandments and live!

Proverbs 4:6-8

6 "Do not abandon her, and she will protect you. Love her, and she will watch over you. 7 "Wisdom is of utmost importance, therefore get wisdom, and with all your effort work to acquire understanding. 8 "Prize her and she will exalt you. Indeed, if you embrace her, she will honor you.

Proverbs 4:13

13 Hold on to instruction, do not let it go! Guard wisdom, because she is your life! 14 Do not enter the path of the wicked, or go along the way of evil men. 15 Avoid it! Do not pass by it! Turn away from it, and pass on by.

Proverbs 5:3

3 For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil.

Proverbs 5:5

5 Her feet go down to death; her steps lead to Sheol.

Proverbs 5:7

7 Now, children, listen to me. Do not turn away from what I am saying. 8 Keep far away from her, and don't go near the entrance to her house,

Proverbs 5:23

23 He will die for lack of discipline, and he goes astray because of his great folly.

Proverbs 6:21

21 by binding them to your heart continually, fastening them around your neck.

Proverbs 6:24

24 to protect you from the evil woman, from the words of the seductive woman. 25 Do not focus on her beauty in your mind, nor allow her to take you prisoner with her flirting eyes,

Proverbs 6:32

32 Whoever commits adultery with a woman is out of his mind; by doing so he corrupts his own soul. 33 He will receive a beating and dishonor, and his shame won't disappear,

Proverbs 7:5

5 so they can keep you from an adulterous woman, from the immoral woman with her seductive words.

Proverbs 7:12

12 Now she is in the street, now in the plazas, she lurks near every corner.

Proverbs 8:5

5 Understand prudence, you naïve people; and gain an understanding heart, you foolish ones.

Proverbs 8:32-33

32 "So listen to me, children! Blessed are those who obey me. 33 Listen to instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it.

Proverbs 9:4

4 "Let whoever is naïve, turn in here." To anyone lacking sense, she says,

Proverbs 9:13

13 The foolish woman is loud, undisciplined, and without knowledge. 14 She sits at the entrance of her house, on a seat high above the city.

Proverbs 9:16

16 "Whoever is naïve, let him turn in here!" And to anyone lacking sense, she says,

Proverbs 9:18

18 But he does not realize that the dead lurk there, and her invited guests wind up in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 10:13

13 Wisdom characterizes the speech of the discerning, but the rod is for the backs of those lacking discernment. 14 Those who are wise store up knowledge, but when the fool speaks, destruction is near.

Proverbs 12:11

11 Whoever tills his soil will have a lot to eat, but anyone who pursues fantasies lacks sense.

Proverbs 14:15

15 An unthinking person believes everything, but the prudent one thinks before acting.

Proverbs 14:18

18 The naïve inherit folly, but the careful are crowned with knowledge.

Proverbs 15:8

8 The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 17:1

1 Dry crumbs in peace are better than a complete meal with strife.

Proverbs 19:2

2 Furthermore, it isn't good to be ignorant, and whoever rushes into things misses the mark.

Proverbs 19:25

25 If you beat up a scoffer, the simple person will learn some sense; rebuke a man of discernment, and he will learn something.

Proverbs 21:27

27 What the wicked person sacrifices is detestable {— } how much more when he offers it with vile motives!

Proverbs 21:29

29 The wicked man puts up a bold appearance, but the upright thinks about what he is doing.

Proverbs 22:3

3 The prudent person sees trouble ahead and hides, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.

Proverbs 23:28

28 Surely she lies in wait like a bandit, increasing those who are faithless among mankind.

Proverbs 23:31-33

31 Don't stare into your wine, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. 32 Eventually it will bite like a snake and sting like a serpent. 33 Your eyes will see strange things, and with slurred words you'll speak what you really believe.

Proverbs 24:30

30 I went by the field belonging to a lazy man, by a vineyard belonging to a senseless person.

Proverbs 25:24

24 It's better to live in a corner on the roof than in a house with a contentious woman.

Proverbs 27:12

12 Those who are prudent see danger and take refuge, but the naïve continue on and suffer the consequences.

Proverbs 27:14-15

14 A friend's loud blessing early in the morning will be thought of as a curse. 15 A continual dripping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike.

Proverbs 31:10-31

10 Who can find a capable wife? Her value far exceeds the finest jewels. 11 Her husband safely trusts in her; as a result, he lacks nothing of value. 12 She will bring good to him {— } never evil {— } every day of her life. 13 She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands. 14 She is like a seagoing ship that brings her food from far away. 15 She rises while it is still night, preparing meals for her family while providing for her women servants. 16 She evaluates a field and purchases it; from the proceeds she plants a vineyard. 17 She clothes herself with fortitude, and fortifies her arms with strength. 18 She is confident that her profits are sufficient. Her lamp does not go out at night. 19 She works with her own hands on her clothes {— } her hands work the sewing spindle. 20 She reaches out to the poor, opening her hands to those in need. 21 She is unafraid of winter's effect on her household, because all of them are warmly clothed. 22 She creates her own bedding, using fine linen and violet cloth.

Proverbs 31:22

22 She creates her own bedding, using fine linen and violet cloth. 23 Her husband is well known; he sits among the leaders of the land. 24 She designs and sells linen garments, supplying accessories to clothiers. 25 Strength and dignity are her garments; she smiles about the future. 26 She speaks wisely, teaching with gracious love. 27 She looks discretely to the affairs of her household, and she is never lazy. 28 Her children stand up and encourage her, as does her husband, who praises her: 29 "Many women have done wonderful things," he says, "but you excel all of them!" 30 Charm is deceitful and beauty fades; but a woman who fears the LORD shall be praised. 31 Give her what's due for her work {— } let her actions result in public praise.

Ecclesiastes 7:26

26 I discovered for myself a bitterness that surpasses that of death: the woman whose heart is full of snares and nets, whose hands are chains of bondage. Whoever pleases God will escape from her, but the transgressor will be trapped by her.

Ecclesiastes 9:12

12 In addition, no human being knows his time: Like fish captured in a cruel net, or as birds caught in a snare, so also are human beings caught by bad timing that surprises them.

Song of Songs 1:16

16 The Bride Replies to Her Beloved
Look at you! You are handsome, my beloved, truly lovely. How lush is our couch.

Song of Songs 3:6

6 The King Arrives
What is this coming up from the desert like columns of smoke, perfumed with myrrh and incense from all the fragrant powders of the merchant? 7 Look, it's Solomon's sedan chair! Sixty of the best soldiers in Israel surround it. 8 All of them are wearing swords and are experienced in battle. Each has his sword on his thigh, ready for the terror of the night. 9 King Solomon made the sedan chair for himself from the trees of Lebanon. 10 He made its posts of silver, its back of gold. Its seat was purple, and its interior was lovingly inlaid by the young women of Jerusalem.

Song of Songs 4:13-14

13 Your shoots are an orchard of pomegranates, with choice fruit, henna with nard, 14 nard and saffron, calmus and cinnamon, with all the trees of frankincense, along with myrrh and aloes, and all the finest spices.

Song of Songs 8:1

1 The Bride Speaks to the Groom
If only you were like a brother to me, like one who nursed at my mother's breasts. If I found you outside I would kiss you, and no one would view me with contempt.

Isaiah 3:16-24

Isaiah 19:9

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Isaiah 23:16

Isaiah 30:8

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Isaiah 50:7

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Isaiah 53:6

6 All of us have strayed away like sheep. Each person among us has turned to his own way, and the LORD has laid on him all of our sins.

Isaiah 55:3

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Isaiah 57:7-9

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Jeremiah 2:20

20 "For long ago I broke your yoke and tore off your bonds, But you said, 'I won't serve you!' Instead on every high hill and under every green tree, you bend down to commit fornication.

Jeremiah 2:33

33 How well you perfect your techniques for seeking love. Therefore you can teach even the most immoral women your techniques.

Jeremiah 2:36

36 Why do you go about changing your mind so much? You will also be disappointed by Egypt, just as you were disappointed by Assyria.

Jeremiah 3:2

2 "Look up to the barren heights and see. Is there any place where you have not been ravished? You have sat beside the road, waiting for them like a nomad in the desert. And you have polluted the land with your fornication and your wickedness.

Jeremiah 4:22

22 "For my people are foolish, they don't know me. They're stupid children, they have no understanding. They're skilled at doing evil, but how to do good, they don't know."

Jeremiah 4:30

30 You are ruined! What are you doing dressing in scarlet, putting on golden ornaments, and highlighting your eyes with makeup? You are making yourself beautiful in vain. Your lovers reject you {— } they're out to kill you.

Jeremiah 17:1

1 The sin of Judah is engraved with an iron stylus. It is inscribed with a diamond point on the tablet of their heart and on the horns of their altars.

Jeremiah 20:2

2 Pashur struck Jeremiah the prophet and put him in the stocks that were at the upper Benjamin Gate of the temple.

Jeremiah 31:33

33 Rather, this is the covenant that I'll make with the house of Israel after those days," declares the LORD. "I'll put my Law within them and will write it on their hearts. I'll be their God and they will be my people.

Ezekiel 2:4

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Ezekiel 2:6

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Ezekiel 3:7-9

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Ezekiel 16:24-25

Ezekiel 16:31

Ezekiel 16:33

Ezekiel 27:7

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Zechariah 2:8

8 For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "In pursuit of glory I was sent to the nations who plundered you, because whoever injures you injures the pupil of my eye.

Matthew 5:28

28 But I say to you, anyone who stares at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

Matthew 12:49-50

49 Then pointing with his hand at his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers, 50 because whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother."

Matthew 15:16

16 Jesus said, "Are you still so ignorant?

Matthew 20:11

11 When they received it, they began to complain to the landowner,

Matthew 24:43

43 But be sure of this: if the owner of the house had known when during the night the thief would be coming, he would have stayed awake and not allowed his house to be broken into.

Matthew 24:48

48 "But if that wicked servant says to himself, 'My master has been delayed,'

Mark 13:34-36

34 It's like a man who went on a trip. As he left home, he put his servants in charge, each with his own work, and he ordered the doorkeeper to be alert. 35 So keep on watching, because you don't know when the master of the house is coming {— whether in the evening, at three o'clock in the morning, or at dawn.} 36 Otherwise, he may come suddenly and find you asleep.

Luke 8:15

15 But the ones on the good soil are the people who hear the word but also hold on to it with good and honest hearts, producing a crop through endurance."

Luke 11:27-28

27 As Jesus was saying this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, "How blessed is the womb that gave birth to you and the breasts that nursed you!" 28 But he said, "Rather, how blessed are those who hear God's word and obey it!"

Luke 11:28-28

28 But he said, "Rather, how blessed are those who hear God's word and obey it!"

Luke 12:39

39 But be sure of this: if the homeowner had known at what time the thief were coming, he would have watched and would not have let his house be broken into.

Luke 12:45-46

45 "But if that servant says to himself, 'My master is taking a long time to come back,' and begins to beat the other servants and to eat, drink, and get drunk, 46 the master of that servant will come on a day when he doesn't expect him and at an hour that he doesn't know. Then his master will punish him severely and assign him a place with unfaithful people.

Luke 14:23

23 Then the master told the servant, 'Go out into the streets and the lanes and make the people come in, so that my house may be full.

Luke 24:29

29 But they strongly urged him, "Stay with us, because it is almost evening and the daylight is nearly gone." So he went in to stay with them.

John 12:49-50

49 because I have not spoken on my own authority. Instead, the Father who sent me has himself commanded me what to say and how to speak. 50 And I know that what he commands brings eternal life. What I speak, therefore, I speak just as the Father has told me."

John 14:21

21 The person who has my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I, too, will love him and reveal myself to him."

John 14:23

23 Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him.

John 15:14

14 You are my friends if you do what I command you.

John 15:20

20 Remember what I told you: 'A servant is not greater than his master.' If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you. If they kept my word, they will also keep yours.

John 18:28

28 Then Jesus was led from Caiaphas to the governor's headquarters early in the morning. The Jews did not go into the headquarters, to avoid becoming unclean and unable to eat the Passover meal.

Acts 14:13

13 The priest of the temple of Zeus, which was just outside the city, brought bulls and garlands to the gates. He and the crowds wanted to offer sacrifices.

Acts 16:15

15 When she and her family were baptized, she urged us, "If you are convinced that I am a believer in the Lord, come and stay at my home." And she continued to insist that we do so.

Acts 16:24

24 Having received these orders, he put them into the inner cell and fastened their feet in leg irons.

Romans 13:12-14

12 The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light. 13 Let's behave decently, as people who live in the light of day. No wild parties, drunkenness, sexual immorality, promiscuity, quarreling, or jealousy! 14 Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.

Romans 16:18-19

18 because such people are not serving the Messiah our Lord, but their own desires. By their smooth talk and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting. 19 For your obedience has become known to everyone, and I am full of joy for you. But I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

1 Corinthians 4:14-15

14 I'm not writing this to make you feel ashamed, but to warn you as my dear children. 15 You may have 10,000 mentors who work for the Messiah, but not many fathers. For in the Messiah Jesus I became your father through the gospel.

1 Corinthians 6:18

18 Keep on running away from sexual immorality. Any other sin that a person commits is outside his body, but the person who sins sexually sins against his own body.

1 Corinthians 10:8

8 Let's stop sinning sexually, as some of them were doing, and on a single day 23,000 fell dead.

2 Corinthians 3:3

3 You are demonstrating that you are the Messiah's letter, produced by our service, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts.

2 Corinthians 5:14

14 The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died.

2 Corinthians 11:2-3

2 I am jealous of you with God's own jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to the Messiah. 3 However, I am afraid that just as the serpent deceived Eve by its tricks, so your minds may somehow be lured away from sincere and pure devotion to the Messiah.

2 Corinthians 12:21

21 I am afraid that when I come my God may again humble me before you and that I may have to grieve over many who formerly lived in sin and have not repented of their impurity, sexual immorality, and promiscuity that they once practiced.

Galatians 4:19

19 My children, I am suffering birth pains for you again until the Messiah is formed in you.

Ephesians 5:11

11 and have nothing to do with the unfruitful actions that darkness produces. Instead, expose them for what they are.

1 Timothy 2:9

9 Women, for their part, should display their beauty by dressing modestly and decently in appropriate clothes, not by braiding their hair or by wearing gold, pearls, or expensive clothes,

1 Timothy 5:13-14

13 At the same time, they also learn how to be lazy while going from house to house. Not only this, but they even become gossips and keep busy by interfering in other people's lives, saying things they should not say. 14 Therefore, I want younger widows to remarry, have children, manage their homes, and not give the enemy any chance to ridicule them.

2 Timothy 2:22

22 Flee from youthful passions. Instead, pursue righteousness, faithfulness, love, and peace together with those who call on the Lord with a pure heart.

Titus 2:5

5 to be sensible and pure, to manage their households, to be kind, and to submit themselves to their husbands. Otherwise, the word of God may be discredited.

1 Peter 2:11

11 Dear friends, I urge you as aliens and exiles to keep on abstaining from the desires of the flesh that wage war against the soul.

1 John 2:1

1 My little children, I'm writing these things to you so that you might not sin. Yet if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father {— } Jesus, the Messiah, one who is righteous.

1 John 2:3-4

3 This is how we can be sure that we have come to know him: if we continually keep his commandments. 4 The person who says, "I have come to know him," but does not continually keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth has no place in that person.

1 John 5:1-3

1 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born from God, and everyone who loves the parent also loves the child. 2 This is how we know that we love God's children: we love God and keep his commandments. 3 For this demonstrates our love for God: We keep his commandments, and his commandments are not difficult,

Jude 1:23

23 Save others by snatching them from the fire. To others, show mercy with fear, hating even the clothes stained by their sinful lives.

Revelation 1:3

3 How blessed is the one who reads aloud and those who hear the words of this prophecy and obey what is written in it, for the time is near!

Revelation 2:20

20 But I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet and who teaches and leads my servants to practice immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 2:22

22 Look! I am going to strike her with illness. Those who commit adultery with her will also suffer greatly, unless they repent from acting like her.

Revelation 17:3-5

3 Then the angel carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness. I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was controlled by blasphemy. It had seven heads and ten horns. 4 The woman wore purple and scarlet clothes and was adorned with gold, gems, and pearls. In her hand she was holding a gold cup filled with detestable things and the impurities of her immorality. 5 On her forehead was written a secret name: BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES AND DETESTABLE THINGS OF THE EARTH

Revelation 18:3

3 For all the nations have drunk from the wine of her sexual immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed sexual immorality with her. The world's businesses have become rich from her luxurious excesses."

Revelation 18:23

23 The light from a lamp will never shine within you again. The voice of a bridegroom and bride will never be heard within you again. For your merchants were the important people of the world, and all the nations were deceived by your witchcraft.

Revelation 22:9

9 But he told me, "Don't do that! I am a fellow servant with you, your brothers the prophets, and those who keep the words in this book. Worship God!"

Revelation 22:14

14 "How blessed are those who wash their robes so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city! 15 Outside are dogs, sorcerers, immoral people, murderers, idolaters, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.

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