Pr 3:1My son, do not forget my instruction, / But let your heart keep my commandments;

Pr 3:2For length of days and years of life / And peace will they add to you.

Pr 3:3Do not let lovingkindness and truth forsake you: / Bind them around your neck; / Write them upon the tablet of your heart.

Pr 3:4Thus you will find favor and a reputation for fine understanding / In the sight of God and man.

Pr 3:5Trust in Jehovah with all your heart, / And do not rely on your own understanding;

Pr 3:6In all your ways acknowledge Him, / And He will make your paths straight.

Pr 3:7Do not be wise in your own eyes; / Fear Jehovah, and depart from evil.

Pr 3:8It will be healing to your body / And refreshment to your bones.

Pr 3:9Honor Jehovah with your substance / And with the firstfruits of all your produce;

Pr 3:10Then your barns will be filled with plenty, / And your vats will burst open with new wine.

Pr 3:11My son, do not despise the chastening of Jehovah, / Nor be weary of His discipline;

Pr 3:12For whom Jehovah loves He disciplines, / Even as a father, the son in whom he delights.

Pr 3:13Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, / And the man who gains understanding.

Pr 3:14For her profit is better than the profit of silver, / And her income is better than gold.

Pr 3:15She is more precious than corals, / And nothing you desire compares with her.

Pr 3:16Length of days is in her right hand; / In her left hand are riches and honor.

Pr 3:17Her ways are ways of pleasantness, / And all her paths are peace.

Pr 3:18She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her, / And happy are those who hold her fast.

Pr 3:19Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; / He established the heavens by understanding;

Pr 3:20By His knowledge the depths were broken open / And the skies drop down the dew.

Pr 3:21My son, do not let these depart from your sight: / Keep sound wisdom and discretion;

Pr 3:22And they will be life for your soul / And a graceful ornament for your neck.

Pr 3:23Then you will walk on your way securely, / And your foot will not stumble.

Pr 3:24When you lie down, you will not be afraid; / But you will lie down, and your sleep will be sweet.

Pr 3:25Do not be afraid of sudden fear, / Nor of the destruction of the wicked when it comes;

Pr 3:26For Jehovah will be your confidence, / And He will keep your foot from being caught.

Pr 3:27Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, / When it is in the power of your hand to do so.

Pr 3:28Do not say to your neighbor, Go, and come back; / And tomorrow I will give it— when you have it with you.

Pr 3:29Do not devise harm against your neighbor, / While he lives securely beside you.

Pr 3:30Do not strive with a man without cause, / If he has done you no harm.

Pr 3:31Do not envy a man of violence, / And do not choose any of his ways;

Pr 3:32For the perverse man is an abomination to Jehovah, / But His intimate counsel is with the upright.

Pr 3:33The curse of Jehovah is in the house of the wicked man, / But He blesses the dwelling place of the righteous.

Pr 3:34To scorners He is scornful, / But to the humble He gives grace.

Pr 3:35The wise will inherit honor, / But fools increase their own disgrace.

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