Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 4:20-27

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Proverbs 4:20-27

NLT 20 Pay attention, my child, to what I say. Listen carefully. NIV 20 My son, pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words. NLT 21 Don't lose sight of my words. Let them penetrate deep within your heart, NIV 21 Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; NLT 22 for they bring life and radiant health to anyone who discovers their meaning. NIV 22 for they are life to those who find them and health to a man's whole body. NLT 23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it affects everything you do. NIV 23 Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. NLT 24 Avoid all perverse talk; stay far 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; then stick to the path and stay safe. 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.