Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 3

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Proverbs 3

CSB 1 My son, don't forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commands; NIV 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, CSB 2 for they will bring you many days, a full life, and well-being. NIV 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. CSB 3 Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you. Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. NIV 3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. CSB 4 Then you will find favor and high regard in the sight of God and man. NIV 4 Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. CSB 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; NIV 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; CSB 6 think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths. NIV 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. CSB 7 Don't consider yourself to be wise; fear the Lord and turn away from evil. NIV 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. CSB 8 This will be healing for your body and strengthening for your bones. NIV 8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. CSB 9 Honor the Lord with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest; NIV 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; CSB 10 then your barns will be completely filled, and your vats will overflow with new wine. NIV 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. CSB 11 Do not despise the Lord's instruction, my son, and do not loathe His discipline; NIV 11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, CSB 12 for the Lord disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he delights in. NIV 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. CSB 13 Happy is a man who finds wisdom and who acquires understanding, NIV 13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, CSB 14 for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold. NIV 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. CSB 15 She is more precious than jewels; nothing you desire compares with her. NIV 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. CSB 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left, riches and honor. NIV 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. CSB 17 Her ways are pleasant, and all her paths, peaceful. NIV 17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. CSB 18 She is a tree of life to those who embrace her, and those who hold on to her are happy. NIV 18 She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed. CSB 19 The Lord founded the earth by wisdom and established the heavens by understanding. NIV 19 By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; CSB 20 By His knowledge the watery depths broke open, and the clouds dripped with dew. NIV 20 by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew. CSB 21 Maintain [your] competence and discretion. My son, don't lose sight of them. NIV 21 My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight; CSB 22 They will be life for you and adornment for your neck. NIV 22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. CSB 23 Then you will go safely on your way; your foot will not stumble. NIV 23 Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble; CSB 24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; you will lie down, and your sleep will be pleasant. NIV 24 when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. CSB 25 Don't fear sudden danger or the ruin of the wicked when it comes, NIV 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, CSB 26 for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from a snare. NIV 26 for the LORD will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared. CSB 27 When it is in your power, don't withhold good from the one to whom it is due. NIV 27 Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. CSB 28 Don't say to your neighbor, "Go away! Come back later. I'll give it tomorrow"-when it is there with you. NIV 28 Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow"-- when you now have it with you. CSB 29 Don't plan any harm against your neighbor, for he trusts you and lives near you. NIV 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. CSB 30 Don't accuse anyone without cause, when he has done you no harm. NIV 30 Do not accuse a man for no reason-- when he has done you no harm. CSB 31 Don't envy a violent man or choose any of his ways; NIV 31 Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways, CSB 32 for the devious are detestable to the Lord, but He is a friend to the upright. NIV 32 for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence. CSB 33 The Lord's curse is on the household of the wicked, but He blesses the home of the righteous; NIV 33 The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous. CSB 34 He mocks those who mock, but gives grace to the humble. NIV 34 He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble. CSB 35 The wise will inherit honor, but He holds up fools to dishonor. NIV 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.