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Proverbs 3:1-20

NIV 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, NIV 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, NIV 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. NIV 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. NIV 3 Let love and faithfulness never 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. NIV 4 Then you will win favor and a good name 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. NIV 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; NIV 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; NIV 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. NIV 6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. NIV 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. NIV 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. NIV 8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. NIV 8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. NIV 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; NIV 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; NIV 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. NIV 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. NIV 11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, NIV 11 My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, NIV 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, 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. NIV 13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, NIV 13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, NIV 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. NIV 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. NIV 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. NIV 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. NIV 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. NIV 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. NIV 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. NIV 18 She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed. NIV 18 She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed. NIV 19 By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; NIV 19 By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; NIV 20 by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew. NIV 20 by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew.