Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 3:1-20

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Proverbs 3:1-20

CJB 1 My son, don't forget my teaching, keep my commands in your heart; NIV 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, CJB 2 for they will add to you many days, years of life and peace. NIV 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. CJB 3 Do not let grace and truth leave you -bind 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. CJB 4 Then you will win favor and esteem in the sight of God and of people. NIV 4 Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. CJB 5 Trust in ADONAI with all your heart; do not rely on your own understanding. NIV 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; CJB 6 In all your ways acknowledge him; then he will level your paths. NIV 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. CJB 7 Don't be conceited about your own wisdom; but fear ADONAI, and turn from evil. NIV 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. CJB 8 This will bring health to your body and give strength to your bones. NIV 8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. CJB 9 Honor ADONAI with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your income. NIV 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; CJB 10 Then your granaries will be filled and your vats overflow with new wine. NIV 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. CJB 11 My son, don't despise ADONAI's discipline or resent his reproof; NIV 11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, CJB 12 for ADONAI corrects those he loves like a father who delights in his son. NIV 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. CJB 13 Happy the person who finds wisdom, the person who acquires understanding; NIV 13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, CJB 14 for her profit exceeds that of silver, gaining her is better than gold, NIV 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. CJB 15 she is more precious than pearls -nothing you want can compare with her. NIV 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. CJB 16 Long life is in her right hand, riches and honor in her left. NIV 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. CJB 17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. NIV 17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. CJB 18 She is a tree of life to those who grasp her; whoever holds fast to her will be made happy. NIV 18 She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed. CJB 19 ADONAI by wisdom founded the earth, by understanding he established the heavens, NIV 19 By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; CJB 20 by his knowledge the deep [springs] burst open and the dew condenses from the sky. NIV 20 by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew.