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Drunk With Blood:
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By Steve Wells

Skeptic's Annotated Bible / Quran / Book of Mormon

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Proverbs 7

7:1 My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.
7:2 Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.
7:3 Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. (7:5-27) A woman that seduces a man is evil -- the man is just an innocent victim.

(7:5) "Keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words."

7:4 Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:
7:5 That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words.
7:6 For at the window of my house I looked through my casement,
7:7 And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
7:8 Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,
7:9 In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night:
7:10 And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart. (7:10) "A woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart."

(7:11) "She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:"

7:11 (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:
7:12 Now is she without, now in the streets, and lieth in wait at every corner.) (7:12) "Now is she without, now in the streets, and lieth in wait at every corner."
7:13 So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him, (7:13) "So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him,"
7:14 I have peace offerings with me; this day have I payed my vows.
7:15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee, diligently to seek thy face, and I have found thee.
7:16 I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry, with carved works, with fine linen of Egypt. (7:16) "I have decked my bed with coverings of tapestry."

(7:17) "I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon."
Is it OK to use perfume?

(7:18) "Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning: let us solace ourselves with loves."

(7:19) "For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey."

7:17 I have perfumed my bed with myrrh, aloes, and cinnamon.
7:18 Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning: let us solace ourselves with loves.
7:19 For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey:
7:20 He hath taken a bag of money with him, and will come home at the day
7:21 With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him. (7:21) "With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him."

(7:22) "He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks."

7:22 He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks;
7:23 Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life. (7:23) "Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life."
7:24 Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth.
7:25 Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. (7:25) "Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths."
7:26 For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her. (7:26) "For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her."
7:27 Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death. (7:27) "Her house is the way to hell, going down to the chambers of death."

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