Proverbs 5:3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 For the lips of a strange woman drip honey, and smoother than oil is her mouth,
Proverbs 5:2 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 2 that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge.
Modern-day biblical scholarship today does not allow for any certainty. Even if a scholar is sure of something, he must conceal that certainty in ambiguous terms like "it seems," it is possible," or "possibly." Being scholarly today is to be skeptical and content with one's uncertainty.
Proverbs 5:1 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 5 My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding,
Proverbs 4:26-27 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 26 Make level the path of your feet; then all your ways will be sure. 27 Do not turn to the right nor to the left; turn your foot from evil.
Proverbs 4:25 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 25 Let your eyes look straight ahead, and your gaze be straight ahead of you.
P11 (a copy of a part of the NT in Greek) was the first Papyrus codex brought to light. Tischendorf saw it in 1862 and dated it as 'late fourth or early fifth century.' It is part of the same codex as P14.
Proverbs 4:24 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 24 Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.
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