Proverbs 3:1-9 NIV

Wisdom Bestows Well-Being

1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart,

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2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.

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3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

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4 Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.

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5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

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6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.a

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    • f 3:6 - Or "will direct your paths"
      7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.

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      8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.

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      9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops;

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