Proverbs 3:18 DBY

18 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her; and happy is he that retaineth her.

Study tools for Proverbs 3:18

  • a 3:4 - Or 'sense,' 'wisdom,' or 'esteem:' see Note, ch. 1.3.
  • b 3:5 - Or 'discernment,' as ch. 2.3.
  • c 3:6 - Or 'straight;' and so ch. 11.5: see Ps. 5.8.
  • d 3:11 - See ch. 1.2.
  • e 3:11 - Or 'loathe not his reproof.'
  • f 3:15 - Or 'coral;' others 'pearls,' see Job 28.18.
  • g 3:20 - Or 'were torn up:' see Gen. 7.11; or 'burst forth.'
  • h 3:21 - Strictly, 'observe;' and so ch. 4.13; Job 7.20.
  • i 3:21 - Or 'true counsel:' see Note, ch. 2.7.
  • j 3:32 - Strictly, 'turned aside,' 'perverted,' as chs. 2.15; 14.2. It is the opposite of jashar, 'upright,' in this verse.