Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 4:20-27

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Proverbs 4:20-27

NLT 20 My child, pay attention to what I say. Listen carefully to my words. NIV 20 My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. NLT 21 Don’t lose sight of them. Let them penetrate deep into your heart, NIV 21 Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; NLT 22 for they bring life to those who find them, and healing to their whole body. NIV 22 for they are life to those who find them and health to a man's whole body. NLT 23 Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. NIV 23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. NLT 24 Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech. NIV 24 Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips. NLT 25 Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. NIV 25 Let your eyes look straight ahead, fix your gaze directly before you. NLT 26 Mark out a straight path for your feet; stay on the safe path. NIV 26 Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm. NLT 27 Don’t get sidetracked; keep your feet from following evil. NIV 27 Do not swerve to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.