Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 3:21-35

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Proverbs 3:21-35

NRS 21 My child, do not let these escape from your sight: keep sound wisdom and prudence, NIV 21 My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight; NRS 22 and they will be life for your soul and adornment for your neck. NIV 22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. NRS 23 Then you will walk on your way securely and your foot will not stumble. NIV 23 Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble; NRS 24 If you sit down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. NIV 24 when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. NRS 25 Do not be afraid of sudden panic, or of the storm that strikes the wicked; NIV 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, NRS 26 for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught. NIV 26 for the LORD will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared. NRS 27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it. NIV 27 Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act. NRS 28 Do not say to your neighbor, "Go, and come again, tomorrow I will give it"—when you have it 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. NRS 29 Do not plan harm against your neighbor who lives trustingly beside you. NIV 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. NRS 30 Do not quarrel with anyone without cause, when no harm has been done to you. NIV 30 Do not accuse a man for no reason-- when he has done you no harm. NRS 31 Do not envy the violent and do not choose any of their ways; NIV 31 Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways, NRS 32 for the perverse are an abomination to the Lord, but the upright are in his confidence. NIV 32 for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence. NRS 33 The Lord's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the abode of the righteous. NIV 33 The LORD's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous. NRS 34 Toward the scorners he is scornful, but to the humble he shows favor. NIV 34 He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble. NRS 35 The wise will inherit honor, but stubborn fools, disgrace. NIV 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.