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Proverbs 2

NIV 1 My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, NIV 1 My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, NIV 2 turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, NIV 2 turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding, NIV 3 and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, NIV 3 and if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, NIV 4 and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, NIV 4 and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, NIV 5 then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. NIV 5 then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God. NIV 6 For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. NIV 6 For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. NIV 7 He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, NIV 7 He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, NIV 8 for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones. NIV 8 for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones. NIV 9 Then you will understand what is right and just and fair--every good path. NIV 9 Then you will understand what is right and just and fair--every good path. NIV 10 For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul. NIV 10 For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul. NIV 11 Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you. NIV 11 Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you. NIV 12 Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse, NIV 12 Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men, from men whose words are perverse, NIV 13 who leave the straight paths to walk in dark ways, NIV 13 who leave the straight paths to walk in dark ways, NIV 14 who delight in doing wrong and rejoice in the perverseness of evil, NIV 14 who delight in doing wrong and rejoice in the perverseness of evil, NIV 15 whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways. NIV 15 whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their ways. NIV 16 It will save you also from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words, NIV 16 It will save you also from the adulteress, from the wayward wife with her seductive words, NIV 17 who has left the partner of her youth and ignored the covenant she made before God. NIV 17 who has left the partner of her youth and ignored the covenant she made before God. NIV 18 For her house leads down to death and her paths to the spirits of the dead. NIV 18 For her house leads down to death and her paths to the spirits of the dead. NIV 19 None who go to her return or attain the paths of life. NIV 19 None who go to her return or attain the paths of life. NIV 20 Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous. NIV 20 Thus you will walk in the ways of good men and keep to the paths of the righteous. NIV 21 For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it; NIV 21 For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it; NIV 22 but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it. NIV 22 but the wicked will be cut off from the land, and the unfaithful will be torn from it.