PROVERBS 1:10

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.”

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Proverbs 1:10 Translation & Meaning

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My son, בְּנִ֡י A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) son
if אִם Used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not if
sinners חַ֝טָּאִ֗ים A criminal, or one accounted guilty sinners
entice יְפַתּ֥וּךָ To open, i.e., be (causatively, make) roomy; usually figuratively (in a mental or moral sense) to be (causatively, make) simple or (in a sinister way) delude entice
thee, consent תֹּבֵֽא׃ To breathe after, i.e., (figuratively) to be acquiescent consent
thou not. תֹּבֵֽא׃ To breathe after, i.e., (figuratively) to be acquiescent not

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  • 8  My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

  • 9  For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.

  • 10  My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.

  • 11  If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:

  • 12  Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:




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