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Proverbs 3:21-35 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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21 Maintain [your] competence and discretion. My son, don't lose sight of them. 21 My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight;
22 They will be life for you and adornment for your neck. 22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck.
23 Then you will go safely on your way; your foot will not stumble. 23 Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble;
24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; you will lie down, and your sleep will be pleasant. 24 when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
25 Don't fear sudden danger or the ruin of the wicked when it comes, 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked,
26 for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from a snare. 26 for the LORD will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared.
27 When it is in your power, don't withhold good from the one to whom it is due. 27 Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.
28 Don't say to your neighbor, "Go away! Come back later. I'll give it tomorrow"-when it is there with you. 28 Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow"-- when you now have it with you.
29 Don't plan any harm against your neighbor, for he trusts you and lives near you. 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you.
30 Don't accuse anyone without cause, when he has done you no harm. 30 Do not accuse a man for no reason-- when he has done you no harm.
31 Don't envy a violent man or choose any of his ways; 31 Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways,
32 for the devious are detestable to the Lord, but He is a friend to the upright. 32 for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence.
33 The Lord's curse is on the household of the wicked, but He blesses the home of the righteous; 33 The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
34 He mocks those who mock, but gives grace to the humble. 34 He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.
35 The wise will inherit honor, but He holds up fools to dishonor. 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.