箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
5:1
我儿,要留心我智慧的话语,侧耳听我聪明的言词。
My son, pay attention to my wisdom, listen well to my words of insight,
5:2
为要使你谨守谋略,嘴唇保存知识。
that you may maintain discretion and your lips may preserve knowledge.
5:3
因为淫妇的嘴滴下蜂蜜,她的口比油更滑。
For the lips of an adulteress drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil;
5:4
至终却苦似茵陈,快如两刃的刀。
but in the end she is bitter as gall, sharp as a double-edged sword.
5:5
她的脚,下入死地。她脚步,踏住阴间。
Her feet go down to death; her steps lead straight to the grave.
5:6
以致她找不着生命平坦的道。她的路变迁不定,自己还不知道。
She gives no thought to the way of life; her paths are crooked, but she knows it not.
5:7
众子阿,现在要听从我,不可离弃我口中的话。
Now then, my sons, listen to me; do not turn aside from what I say.
5:8
你所行的道要离她远,不可就近她的房门。
Keep to a path far from her, do not go near the door of her house,
5:9
恐怕将你的尊荣给别人,将你的岁月给残忍的人。
lest you give your best strength to others and your years to one who is cruel,
5:10
恐怕外人满得你的力量,你劳碌得来的,归入外人的家。
lest strangers feast on your wealth and your toil enrich another man's house.
5:11
终久你皮肉和身体消毁,你就悲叹,
At the end of your life you will groan, when your flesh and body are spent.
5:12
说,我怎么恨恶训诲,心中藐视责备,
You will say, "How I hated discipline! How my heart spurned correction!
5:13
也不听从我师傅的话,又不侧耳听那教训我的人。
I would not obey my teachers or listen to my instructors.
5:14
我在圣会里,几乎落在诸般恶中。
I have come to the brink of utter ruin in the midst of the whole assembly."
5:15
你要喝自己池中的水,饮自己井里的活水。
Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well.
5:16
你的泉源岂可涨溢在外。你的河水岂可流在街上。
Should your springs overflow in the streets, your streams of water in the public squares?
5:17
惟独归你一人,不可与外人同用。
Let them be yours alone, never to be shared with strangers.
5:18
要使你的泉源蒙福。要喜悦你幼年所娶的妻。
May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth.
5:19
她如可爱的麀鹿,可喜的母鹿。愿她的胸怀,使你时时知足。她的爱情,使你常常恋慕。
A loving doe, a graceful deer- may her breasts satisfy you always, may you ever be captivated by her love.
5:20
我儿,你为何恋慕淫妇,为何抱外女的胸怀。
Why be captivated, my son, by an adulteress? Why embrace the bosom of another man's wife?
5:21
因为人所行的道,都在耶和华眼前。他也修平人一切的路。
For a man's ways are in full view of the Lord , and he examines all his paths.
5:22
恶人必被自己的罪孽捉住。他必被自己的罪恶如绳索缠绕。
The evil deeds of a wicked man ensnare him; the cords of his sin hold him fast.
5:23
他因不受训诲,就必死亡。又因愚昧过甚,必走差了路。
He will die for lack of discipline, led astray by his own great folly.