Proverbs 3:5-12 NIV

5 Trust in the LORD 1 with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

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6 in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths2 straight.a3

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    • a 3:6 - Or "will direct your paths"
      7 Do not be wise in your own eyes;4 fear the LORD 5 and shun evil.6

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      8 This will bring health to your body7 and nourishment to your bones.8

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      9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits9 of all your crops;

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      10 then your barns will be filled10 to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.11

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      11 My son,12 do not despise the LORD's discipline13 and do not resent his rebuke,

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      12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves,14 as a fatherb the son he delights in.15

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        • b 3:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint "/ and he punishes"