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 Proverbs 1:8 - 9; 3:1 - 2; 4:1 - 13; 4:20 - 22; 5:1 - 2; 6:20 - 23; 7:1 - 3; 10:17; 19:16; 23:22; 28:4; 28:7; 29:18
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 1
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
 
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.
 
   Chapter 3
3:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart,
 
3:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity.
 
   Chapter 4
4:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Listen, my sons, to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding.
 
4:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching.
 
4:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When I was a boy in my father's house, still tender, and an only child of my mother,
 
4:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
he taught me and said, "Lay hold of my words with all your heart; keep my commands and you will live.
 
4:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or swerve from them.
 
4:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.
 
4:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, F8 get understanding.
 
4:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Esteem her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you.
 
4:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
She will set a garland of grace on your head and present you with a crown of splendor."
 
4:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.
 
4:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.
 
4:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble.
 
4:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.
 
4:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.
 
4:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart;
 
4:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
for they are life to those who find them and health to a man's whole body.
 
   Chapter 5
5:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
My son, pay attention to my wisdom, listen well to my words of insight,
 
5:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
that you may maintain discretion and your lips may preserve knowledge.
 
   Chapter 6
6:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
My son, keep your father's commands and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
 
6:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Bind them upon your heart forever; fasten them around your neck.
 
6:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When you walk, they will guide you; when you sleep, they will watch over you; when you awake, they will speak to you.
 
6:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For these commands are a lamp, this teaching is a light, and the corrections of discipline are the way to life,
 
   Chapter 7
7:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you.
 
7:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye.
 
7:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart.
 
   Chapter 10
10:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray.
 
   Chapter 19
19:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who obeys instructions guards his life, but he who is contemptuous of his ways will die.
 
   Chapter 23
23:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.
 
   Chapter 28
28:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Those who forsake the law praise the wicked, but those who keep the law resist them.
 
28:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who keeps the law is a discerning son, but a companion of gluttons disgraces his father.
 
   Chapter 29
29:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the law.
 

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