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Proverbs 3

NIV 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, NIV 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, NIV 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity. NIV 2 for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity. NIV 3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. NIV 3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. NIV 4 Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. NIV 4 Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. NIV 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; NIV 5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; NIV 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. NIV 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. NIV 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. NIV 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. NIV 8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. NIV 8 This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. NIV 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; NIV 9 Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; NIV 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. NIV 10 then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. NIV 11 My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, NIV 11 My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, NIV 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. NIV 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. NIV 13 Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, NIV 13 Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, NIV 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. NIV 14 for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. NIV 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. NIV 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. NIV 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. NIV 16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. NIV 17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. NIV 17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. NIV 18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her; those who hold her fast will be blessed. NIV 18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her; those who hold her fast will be blessed. NIV 19 By wisdom the LORD laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; NIV 19 By wisdom the LORD laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place; NIV 20 by his knowledge the watery depths were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew. NIV 20 by his knowledge the watery depths were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew. NIV 21 My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out of your sight, preserve sound judgment and discretion; NIV 21 My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out of your sight, preserve sound judgment and discretion; NIV 22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. NIV 22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck. NIV 23 Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble. NIV 23 Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble. NIV 24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. NIV 24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. NIV 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, NIV 25 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, NIV 26 for the LORD will be at your side and will keep your foot from being snared. NIV 26 for the LORD will be at your side and will keep your foot from being snared. NIV 27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act. NIV 27 Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act. NIV 28 Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you”— when you already have it with you. NIV 28 Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to you”— when you already have it with you. NIV 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. NIV 29 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. NIV 30 Do not accuse anyone for no reason— when they have done you no harm. NIV 30 Do not accuse anyone for no reason— when they have done you no harm. NIV 31 Do not envy the violent or choose any of their ways. NIV 31 Do not envy the violent or choose any of their ways. NIV 32 For the LORD detests the perverse but takes the upright into his confidence. NIV 32 For the LORD detests the perverse but takes the upright into his confidence. NIV 33 The LORD’s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous. NIV 33 The LORD’s curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous. NIV 34 He mocks proud mockers but shows favor to the humble and oppressed. NIV 34 He mocks proud mockers but shows favor to the humble and oppressed. NIV 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools get only shame. NIV 35 The wise inherit honor, but fools get only shame.