Proverbs 3:6-16 NLT

6 Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.
7 Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the and turn away from evil.
8 Then you will have healing for your body and strength for your bones.
9 Honor the with your wealth and with the best part of everything you produce.
10 Then he will fill your barns with grain, and your vats will overflow with good wine.
11 My child, don’t reject the ’s discipline, and don’t be upset when he corrects you.
12 For the corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights.a

References for Proverbs 3:12

    • 3:12 - Greek version reads loves, / and he punishes those he accepts as his children. Compare Heb 12:6 .
      13 Joyful is the person who finds wisdom, the one who gains understanding.
      14 For wisdom is more profitable than silver, and her wages are better than gold.
      15 Wisdom is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
      16 She offers you long life in her right hand, and riches and honor in her left.