Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 3:21-35

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Proverbs 3:21-35

NLT 21 My child, don't lose sight of good planning and insight. Hang on to them, NIV 21 My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight; NLT 22 for they fill you with life and bring you honor and respect. NIV 22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. NLT 23 They keep you safe on your way and keep your feet from stumbling. NIV 23 Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble; NLT 24 You can lie down without fear and enjoy pleasant dreams. NIV 24 when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. NLT 25 You need not be afraid of disaster or the destruction that comes upon the wicked, NIV 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, NLT 26 for the LORD is your security. He will keep your foot from being caught in a trap. NIV 26 for the LORD will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared. NLT 27 Do not withhold good from those who deserve it when it's in your power to help them. NIV 27 Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. NLT 28 If you can help your neighbor now, don't say, "Come back tomorrow, and then I'll help you." NIV 28 Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow"-- when you now have it with you. NLT 29 Do not plot against your neighbors, for they trust you. NIV 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. NLT 30 Don't make accusations against someone who hasn't wronged you. NIV 30 Do not accuse a man for no reason-- when he has done you no harm. NLT 31 Do not envy violent people; don't copy their ways. NIV 31 Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways, NLT 32 Such wicked people are an abomination to the LORD, but he offers his friendship to the godly. NIV 32 for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence. NLT 33 The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, but his blessing is on the home of the upright. NIV 33 The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous. NLT 34 The LORD mocks at mockers, but he shows favor to the humble. NIV 34 He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble. NLT 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools are put to shame! NIV 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.