Proverbs 4 - Interlinear Bible

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A Father's Instruction

1 Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,
t;[;d'l .Wbyiv.q;h.w b'a r;s.Wm ~yin'b .W[.miv ? h'nyiB
2 For I give you sound teaching; Do not abandon my instruction.
.Wb{z][;T -l;a yit'rw{T ~,k'l yiT;t'n bw{j x;q,l yiK
3 When I was a son to my father, Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother,
yen.pil dyix'y.w .$;r yib'a.l yityIy'h !eb -yiK ? yiMia
4 Then he taught me and said to me, "Let your heart hold fast my words; Keep my commandments and live;
r{m.v '$,Bil y;r'b.D -.k'm.tIy yil r,ma{Y;w yiner{Y;w ? hey.x,w y;t{w.cim
jeT -l;a.w x;K.viT -l;a h'nyib hen.q h'm.k'x hen.q ? yip -yer.miaem
6 "Do not forsake her, and she will guard you; Love her, and she will watch over you.
'K,r.Cit.w 'h,b'h/a 'K,r.m.vit.w 'h,b.z;[;T -l;a
7 " The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.
8 " Prize her, and she will exalt you; She will honor you if you embrace her.
h'N,q.B;x.t yiK '$.deB;k.T 'K,m.mw{r.t.W 'h,l.s.l;s
9 "She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty."
'K,n.G;m.T t,r,a.piT t,r,j][ !ex -t;y.wil '$.va{r.l !eTiT
10 Hear, my son, and accept my sayings And the years of your life will be many.
tw{n.v '$.l .WB.rIy.w y'r'm]a x;q.w yin.B [;m.v ? ~yiY;x
11 I have directed you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in upright paths.
r,v{y -yel.G.[;m.B '$yiT.k;r.dih '$yiter{h h'm.k'x .$,r,d.B
12 When you walk, your steps will not be impeded; And if you run, you will not stumble.
a{l #.Wr'T -mia.w '$,d][;c r;cey -a{l '$.T.k,l.B ? lev'Kit
13 Take hold of instruction; do not let go. Guard her, for she is your life.
ayih -yiK 'h,r.Cin @,r,T -l;a r's.WM;B qez]x;h ? '$y,Y;x
14 Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men.
.$,r,d.B reV;a.T -l;a.w a{b'T -l;a ~yi['v.r x;r{a.B ? ~yi['r
15 Avoid it, do not pass by it; Turn away from it and pass on.
rw{b][;w wy'l'[em hej.f w{B -r'b][;T -l;a .Whe['r.P
16 For they cannot sleep unless * they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless * they make someone stumble.
~'t'n.v h'l.z.gin.w .W[er'y a{l -mia .Wn.vIy a{l yiK ? .Wlw{v.kIy a{l -mia
17 For they eat the bread of wickedness And drink the wine of violence.
.WT.vIy ~yis'm]x !yey.w [;v,r ~,x,l .Wm]x'l yiK
18 But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
rw{a'w .$elw{h H;g{n rw{a.K ~yiqyiD;c x;r{a.w ? ~w{Y;h !w{k.n -d;[
19 The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble.
.Wlev'KIy h,M;B .W[.d'y a{l h'lep]a'K ~yi['v.r .$,r,D
20 My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings.
'$,n.z'a -j;h y;r'm]a;l h'byiv.q;h y;r'b.dil yin.B
21 Do not let them depart from your sight; Keep them in the midst of your heart.
'$,b'b.l .$w{t.B ~er.m'v '$y,nye[em .WzyiL;y -l;a
22 For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body.
w{r'f.B -l'k.l.W ~,hyea.c{m.l ~eh ~yiY;x -yiK ? aeP.r;m
23 Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
tw{a.cw{T .WN,Mim -yiK '$,Bil r{c.n r'm.vim -l'Kim ? ~yiY;x
24 Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you.
qex.r;h ~Iy;t'p.f t.Wz.l.W h,P t.Wv.Qi[ '$.Mim res'h ? 'K,Mim
25 Let your eyes look directly ahead And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.
.Wriv.y;y '$y,P;[.p;[.w .WjyiB;y x;k{n.l '$y,nye[ ? '$,D.g,n
26 Watch the path of your feet And all your ways will be established.
.Wn{KIy '$y,k'r.D -l'k.w '$,l.g;r l;G.[;m ]seL;P
27 Do not turn to the right nor to the left; Turn your foot from evil.
['rem '$.l.g;r res'h lwa{m.f.W !yim'y -jeT -l;a