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Proverbs 1:10 | If Sinners Entice Thee

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Week 9: Proverbs 1:10

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

Scripture Memory

My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. Proverbs 1:10

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Bible Context

Who?

King Solomon

When?

Early in his reign, after 970 B.C.

Why?

To apply God’s wisdom to daily life.

For whom?

Israelites (The Jewish People).

Word Studies

My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not. Proverbs 1:10

Son | בֵּן

bēn

Pronunciation: bane

Definition:

  • Son, grandson, member of a group
  • Youth, young men
  • A member of a guild, order, class

Translations:

  • Son 2,978x
  • Children 1,568x
  • Young 18x

Sinners | חַטָּא

ḥaṭṭā'

Pronunciation: khat-taw'

Definition:

  • Sinners
  • Sinful
  • Exposed to condemnation, reckoned as offenders

Translations:

  • Sinner 16x
  • Sinful 1x
  • Offender 1x

Entice | פָּתָה

pāṯâ

Pronunciation: paw-thaw'

Definition:

  • To be simple, entice, deceive
  • To be naïve
  • Be gullible
  • To persuade, seduce

Translations:

  • Entice 10x
  • Deceive 8x
  • Persuade 4x
  • Flatter 2x

Consent | אָבָה

'āḇâ

Pronunciation: aw-baw'

Definition:

  • To be willing
  • To yield to, accept
  • To desire

Translations:

  • Would 42x
  • Will 4x
  • Consent 3x

Paraphrase

My [youth], if [those reckoned as offenders] [persuade, seduce] thee, [yield, desire] thou not. Proverbs 1:10

Bible Cross References

Proverbs 13:20

He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Ephesians 5:11

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

Psalm 1:1

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.

Reflections

About God

God will not entice us to sin (James 1:13 says “Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:”). He does give us the power to resist that temptation (1 Corinthians 10:13: “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.”)

About Self

It is my responsibility to surround myself with people who are following God and to distance myself from those who are asking me to go against God’s will in my life. He will help me do so, if I rely on him.

Questions to Ask Myself

  • Who am I allowing to influence my life? Are they godly influences, or is there someone I need to distance myself from?
  • Is there a person or situation that I need to say no to in order to stay away from a particular sin?

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