Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 3:21-35

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Proverbs 3:21-35

RSV 21 My son, keep sound wisdom and discretion; let them not escape from your sight, NIV 21 My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight; RSV 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. RSV 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; RSV 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. RSV 25 Do not be afraid of sudden panic, or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes; NIV 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, RSV 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. RSV 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. RSV 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. RSV 29 Do not plan evil against your neighbor who dwells trustingly beside you. NIV 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. RSV 30 Do not contend with a man for no reason, when he has done you no harm. NIV 30 Do not accuse a man for no reason-- when he has done you no harm. RSV 31 Do not envy a man of violence and do not choose any of his ways; NIV 31 Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways, RSV 32 for the perverse man is 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. RSV 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. RSV 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. RSV 35 The wise will inherit honor, but fools get disgrace. NIV 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.