Proverbs 3:7-17 NIV

7 Do not be wise in your own eyes;1 fear the LORD 2 and shun evil.3

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8 This will bring health to your body4 and nourishment to your bones.5

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9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits6 of all your crops;

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10 then your barns will be filled7 to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.8

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11 My son,9 do not despise the LORD's discipline10 and do not resent his rebuke,

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12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves,11 as a fathera the son he delights in.12

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    • b 3:12 - Hebrew; Septuagint "/ and he punishes"
      13 Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding,
      14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.13

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      15 She is more precious than rubies;14 nothing you desire can compare with her.15

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      16 Long life is in her right hand;16 in her left hand are riches and honor.17

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      17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.18

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