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Proverbs 3


Proverbs 3:1 My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments;
Proverbs 3:2 For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.
Proverbs 3:3 Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
Proverbs 3:4 So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man.
Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
Proverbs 3:6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.
Proverbs 3:7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil.
Proverbs 3:8 It will be healing to your body And refreshment to your bones.
Proverbs 3:9 Honor the Lord from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
Proverbs 3:10 So your barns will be filled with plenty And your vats will overflow with new wine.
Proverbs 3:11 My son, do not reject the discipline of the Lord Or loathe His reproof,
Proverbs 3:12 For whom the Lord loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.
Proverbs 3:13 How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding.
Proverbs 3:14 For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold.
Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her.
Proverbs 3:16 Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.
Proverbs 3:17 Her ways are pleasant ways And all her paths are peace.
Proverbs 3:18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.
Proverbs 3:19 The Lord by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.
Proverbs 3:20 By His knowledge the deeps were broken up And the skies drip with dew.
Proverbs 3:21 My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,
Proverbs 3:22 So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.
Proverbs 3:23 Then you will walk in your way securely And your foot will not stumble.
Proverbs 3:24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Proverbs 3:25 Do not be afraid of sudden fear Nor of the onslaught of the wicked when it comes;
Proverbs 3:26 For the Lord will be your confidence And will keep your foot from being caught.
Proverbs 3:27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.
Proverbs 3:28 Do not say to your neighbor," Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it," When you have it with you.
Proverbs 3:29 Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you.
Proverbs 3:30 Do not contend with a man without cause, If he has done you no harm.
Proverbs 3:31 Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways.
Proverbs 3:32 For the devious are an abomination to the Lord; But He is intimate with the upright.
Proverbs 3:33 The curse of the Lord is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.
Proverbs 3:34 Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted.
Proverbs 3:35 The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor.



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Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: Proverbs 3:1 My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments; Proverbs 3:1 υἱέ ἐμῶν νομίμων μὴ ἐπιλανθάνου τὰ δὲ ῥήματά μου τηρείτω σὴ καρδία
Proverbs 3:2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. Proverbs 3:2 For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you. Proverbs 3:2 μῆκος γὰρ βίου καὶ ἔτη ζωῆς καὶ εἰρήνην προσθήσουσίν σοι
Proverbs 3 3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart Proverbs 3:3 Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. Proverbs 3:3 ἐλεημοσύναι καὶ πίστεις μὴ ἐκλιπέτωσάν σε ἄφαψαι δὲ αὐτὰς ἐπὶ σῷ τραχήλῳ καὶ εὑρήσεις χάριν
Proverbs 3:4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3:4 So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3:4 καὶ προνοοῦ καλὰ ἐνώπιον κυρίου καὶ ἀνθρώπων
Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. Proverbs 3:5 ἴσθι πεποιθὼς ἐν ὅλῃ καρδίᾳ ἐπὶ θεῷ ἐπὶ δὲ σῇ σοφίᾳ μὴ ἐπαίρου
Proverbs 3:6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:6 ἐν πάσαις ὁδοῖς σου γνώριζε αὐτήν ἵνα ὀρθοτομῇ τὰς ὁδούς σου ὁ δὲ πούς σου οὐ μὴ προσκόπτῃ
Proverbs 3:7 Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. Proverbs 3:7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil. Proverbs 3:7 μὴ ἴσθι φρόνιμος παρὰ σεαυτῷ φοβοῦ δὲ τὸν θεὸν καὶ ἔκκλινε ἀπὸ παντὸς κακοῦ
Proverbs 3:8 It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones. Proverbs 3:8 It will be healing to your body And refreshment to your bones. Proverbs 3:8 τότε ἴασις ἔσται τῷ σώματί σου καὶ ἐπιμέλεια τοῖς ὀστέοις σου
Proverbs 3:9 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: Proverbs 3:9 Honor the Lord from your wealth And from the first of all your produce; Proverbs 3:9 τίμα τὸν κύριον ἀπὸ σῶν δικαίων πόνων καὶ ἀπάρχου αὐτῷ ἀπὸ σῶν καρπῶν δικαιοσύνης
Proverbs 3:10 So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine. Proverbs 3:10 So your barns will be filled with plenty And your vats will overflow with new wine. Proverbs 3:10 ἵνα πίμπληται τὰ ταμίειά σου πλησμονῆς σίτου οἴνῳ δὲ αἱ ληνοί σου ἐκβλύζωσιν
Proverbs 3:11 My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction: Proverbs 3:11 My son, do not reject the discipline of the Lord Or loathe His reproof, Proverbs 3:11 υἱέ μὴ ὀλιγώρει παιδείας κυρίου μηδὲ ἐκλύου ὑπ᾽ αὐτοῦ ἐλεγχόμενος
Proverbs 3:12 For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. Proverbs 3:12 For whom the Lord loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights. Proverbs 3:12 ὃν γὰρ ἀγαπᾷ κύριος παιδεύει μαστιγοῖ δὲ πάντα υἱὸν ὃν παραδέχεται
Proverbs 3:13 Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. Proverbs 3:13 How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who gains understanding. Proverbs 3:13 μακάριος ἄνθρωπος ὃς εὗρεν σοφίαν καὶ θνητὸς ὃς εἶδεν φρόνησιν
Proverbs 3:14 For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. Proverbs 3:14 For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her gain better than fine gold. Proverbs 3:14 κρεῖττον γὰρ αὐτὴν ἐμπορεύεσθαι ἢ χρυσίου καὶ ἀργυρίου θησαυρούς
Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. Proverbs 3:15 She is more precious than jewels; And nothing you desire compares with her. Proverbs 3:15 τιμιωτέρα δέ ἐστιν λίθων πολυτελῶν οὐκ ἀντιτάξεται αὐτῇ οὐδὲν πονηρόν εὔγνωστός ἐστιν πᾶσιν τοῖς ἐγγίζουσιν αὐτῇ πᾶν δὲ τίμιον οὐκ ἄξιον αὐτῆς ἐστιν
Proverbs 3:16 Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour. Proverbs 3:16 Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor. Proverbs 3:16 μῆκος γὰρ βίου καὶ ἔτη ζωῆς ἐν τῇ δεξιᾷ αὐτῆς ἐν δὲ τῇ ἀριστερᾷ αὐτῆς πλοῦτος καὶ δόξα ~ ἐκ τοῦ στόματος αὐτῆς ἐκπορεύεται δικαιοσύνη νόμον δὲ καὶ ἔλεον ἐπὶ γλώσσης φορεῖ
Proverbs 3:17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace. Proverbs 3:17 Her ways are pleasant ways And all her paths are peace. Proverbs 3:17 αἱ ὁδοὶ αὐτῆς ὁδοὶ καλαί καὶ πάντες οἱ τρίβοι αὐτῆς ἐν εἰρήνῃ
Proverbs 3:18 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her. Proverbs 3:18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast. Proverbs 3:18 ξύλον ζωῆς ἐστι πᾶσι τοῖς ἀντεχομένοις αὐτῆς καὶ τοῖς ἐπερειδομένοις ἐπ᾽ αὐτὴν ὡς ἐπὶ κύριον ἀσφαλής
Proverbs 3:19 The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens. Proverbs 3:19 The Lord by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens. Proverbs 3:19 ὁ θεὸς τῇ σοφίᾳ ἐθεμελίωσεν τὴν γῆν ἡτοίμασεν δὲ οὐρανοὺς ἐν φρονήσει
Proverbs 3:20 By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew. Proverbs 3:20 By His knowledge the deeps were broken up And the skies drip with dew. Proverbs 3:20 ἐν αἰσθήσει ἄβυσσοι ἐρράγησαν νέφη δὲ ἐρρύησαν δρόσους
Proverbs 3 21 My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion Proverbs 3:21 My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion, Proverbs 3:21 υἱέ μὴ παραρρυῇς τήρησον δὲ ἐμὴν βουλὴν καὶ ἔννοιαν
Proverbs 3:22 So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck. Proverbs 3:22 So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck. Proverbs 3:22 ἵνα ζήσῃ ἡ ψυχή σου καὶ χάρις ᾖ περὶ σῷ τραχήλῳ ~ ἔσται δὲ ἴασις ταῖς σαρξί σου καὶ ἐπιμέλεια τοῖς σοῖς ὀστέοις
Proverbs 3:23 Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble. Proverbs 3:23 Then you will walk in your way securely And your foot will not stumble. Proverbs 3:23 ἵνα πορεύῃ πεποιθὼς ἐν εἰρήνῃ πάσας τὰς ὁδούς σου ὁ δὲ πούς σου οὐ μὴ προσκόψῃ
Proverbs 3:24 When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet. Proverbs 3:24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs 3:24 ἐὰν γὰρ κάθῃ ἄφοβος ἔσῃ ἐὰν δὲ καθεύδῃς ἡδέως ὑπνώσεις
Proverbs 3:25 Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh. Proverbs 3:25 Do not be afraid of sudden fear Nor of the onslaught of the wicked when it comes; Proverbs 3:25 καὶ οὐ φοβηθήσῃ πτόησιν ἐπελθοῦσαν οὐδὲ ὁρμὰς ἀσεβῶν ἐπερχομένας
Proverbs 3:26 For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken. Proverbs 3:26 For the Lord will be your confidence And will keep your foot from being caught. Proverbs 3:26 ὁ γὰρ κύριος ἔσται ἐπὶ πασῶν ὁδῶν σου καὶ ἐρείσει σὸν πόδα ἵνα μὴ σαλευθῇς
Proverbs 3:27 Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it. Proverbs 3:27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it. Proverbs 3:27 μὴ ἀπόσχῃ εὖ ποιεῖν ἐνδεῆ ἡνίκα ἂν ἔχῃ ἡ χείρ σου βοηθεῖν
Proverbs 3:28 Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee. Proverbs 3:28 Do not say to your neighbor," Go, and come back, And tomorrow I will give it," When you have it with you. Proverbs 3:28 μὴ εἴπης ἐπανελθὼν ἐπάνηκε καὶ αὔριον δώσω δυνατοῦ σου ὄντος εὖ ποιεῖν οὐ γὰρ οἶδας τί τέξεται ἡ ἐπιοῦσα
Proverbs 3:29 Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee. Proverbs 3:29 Do not devise harm against your neighbor, While he lives securely beside you. Proverbs 3:29 μὴ τεκτήνῃ ἐπὶ σὸν φίλον κακὰ παροικοῦντα καὶ πεποιθότα ἐπὶ σοί
Proverbs 3:30 Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm. Proverbs 3:30 Do not contend with a man without cause, If he has done you no harm. Proverbs 3:30 μὴ φιλεχθρήσῃς πρὸς ἄνθρωπον μάτην μή τι εἰς σὲ ἐργάσηται κακόν
Proverbs 3:31 Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways. Proverbs 3:31 Do not envy a man of violence And do not choose any of his ways. Proverbs 3:31 μὴ κτήσῃ κακῶν ἀνδρῶν ὀνείδη μηδὲ ζηλώσῃς τὰς ὁδοὺς αὐτῶν
Proverbs 3:32 For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous. Proverbs 3:32 For the devious are an abomination to the Lord; But He is intimate with the upright. Proverbs 3:32 ἀκάθαρτος γὰρ ἔναντι κυρίου πᾶς παράνομος ἐν δὲ δικαίοις οὐ συνεδριάζει
Proverbs 3:33 The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just. Proverbs 3:33 The curse of the Lord is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous. Proverbs 3:33 κατάρα θεοῦ ἐν οἴκοις ἀσεβῶν ἐπαύλεις δὲ δικαίων εὐλογοῦνται
Proverbs 3:34 Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly. Proverbs 3:34 Though He scoffs at the scoffers, Yet He gives grace to the afflicted. Proverbs 3:34 κύριος ὑπερηφάνοις ἀντιτάσσεται ταπεινοῖς δὲ δίδωσιν χάριν
Proverbs 3:35 The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools. Proverbs 3:35 The wise will inherit honor, But fools display dishonor. Proverbs 3:35 δόξαν σοφοὶ κληρονομήσουσιν οἱ δὲ ἀσεβεῖς ὕψωσαν ἀτιμίαν

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