Proverbs 3:1 LEB

Wisdom and Piety

1 My child, do not forget my instruction, and may your heart guard my commands.

References for Proverbs 3:1

      Study tools for Proverbs 3:1

      • a 3:2 - That is, "my commands" (3:1)
      • b 3:3 - Or "kindness, mercy"
      • c 3:4 - Or "understanding, prudence"
      • d 3:5 - Literally "trust toward Yahweh"
      • e 3:8 - Literally "navel"
      • f 3:9 - Or "wealth, property"
      • g 3:13 - Literally "a man"
      • h 3:14 - Or "its"; both "wisdom" and "understanding" are feminine nouns and can be read as either "she" or "it"
      • i 3:21 - Grammatically, "they" most likely refers to clouds (3:20). In context, "they" may refer to wisdom and understanding (3:13).
      • j 3:21 - Literally "eyes"
      • k 3:22 - Or "inner self"
      • l 3:22 - Or "favor"
      • m 3:24 - Or "fear, dread"
      • n 3:25 - Or "fear, dread"
      • o 3:26 - Literally "in your confidence"
      • p 3:27 - Or "lord"
      • q 3:28 - Literally "and there is with you"