Chapter 3 :: Proverbs
Proverbs 3:1 - My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
Proverbs 3:2 - For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Proverbs 3:3 - Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
Proverbs 3:4 - So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
Proverbs 3:5 - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
Proverbs 3:6 - In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
Proverbs 3:7 - Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
Proverbs 3:8 - It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
Proverbs 3:9 - Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase:
Proverbs 3:10 - So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Proverbs 3:11 - My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
Proverbs 3:12 - For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.
Proverbs 3:13 - Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
Proverbs 3:14 - For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Proverbs 3:15 - She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Proverbs 3:16 - Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honour.
Proverbs 3:17 - Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Proverbs 3:18 - She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Proverbs 3:19 - The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
Proverbs 3:20 - By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
Proverbs 3:21 - My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
Proverbs 3:22 - So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
Proverbs 3:23 - Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.
Proverbs 3:24 - When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Proverbs 3:25 - Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
Proverbs 3:26 - For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.
Proverbs 3:27 - Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thine hand to do it.
Proverbs 3:28 - Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
Proverbs 3:29 - Devise not evil against thy neighbour, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
Proverbs 3:30 - Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.
Proverbs 3:31 - Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.|
Proverbs 3:32 - For the froward is abomination to the LORD: but his secret is with the righteous.
Proverbs 3:33 - The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.
Proverbs 3:34 - Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.
Proverbs 3:35 - The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.