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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Proverbs 2:1 - 22; 3:13 - 24
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 2
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding,
 
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding,
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure,
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
 
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.
 
2:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then you will understand what is right and just and fair - every good path.
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.
 
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse,
 
2:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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who leave the straight paths to walk in dark ways,
 
2:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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who delight in doing wrong and rejoice in the perverseness of evil,
 
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways.
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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It will save you also from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words,
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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who has left the partner of her youth and ignored the covenant she made before God. F5
 
2:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For her house leads down to death and her paths to the spirits of the dead.
 
2:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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None who go to her return or attain the paths of life.
 
2:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous.
 
2:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it;
 
2:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it.
 
   Chapter 3
3:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding,
 
3:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.
 
3:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
 
3:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.
 
3:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.
 
3:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed.
 
3:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place;
 
3:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew.
 
3:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight;
 
3:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck.
 
3:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble;
 
3:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F5 Or covenant of her God

 
 

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