Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 22:17-21

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Proverbs 22:17-21

NRS 17 The words of the wise: Incline your ear and hear my words, and apply your mind to my teaching; NIV 17 Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise; apply your heart to what I teach, NRS 18 for it will be pleasant if you keep them within you, if all of them are ready on your lips. NIV 18 for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart and have all of them ready on your lips. NRS 19 So that your trust may be in the Lord, I have made them known to you today—yes, to you. NIV 19 So that your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you. NRS 20 Have I not written for you thirty sayings of admonition and knowledge, NIV 20 Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge, NRS 21 to show you what is right and true, so that you may give a true answer to those who sent you? NIV 21 teaching you true and reliable words, so that you can give sound answers to him who sent you?