Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 3:21-35

Holman Christian Standard Bible

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Proverbs 3:21-35

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.