Chapter 4 :: Proverbs
Proverbs 4:1 - Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Proverbs 4:2 - For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law.
Proverbs 4:3 - For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother.
Proverbs 4:4 - He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
Proverbs 4:5 - Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
Proverbs 4:6 - Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.
Proverbs 4:7 - Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
Proverbs 4:8 - Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.
Proverbs 4:9 - She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee.
Proverbs 4:10 - Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.
Proverbs 4:11 - I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths.
Proverbs 4:12 - When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble.
Proverbs 4:13 - Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
Proverbs 4:14 - Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men.
Proverbs 4:15 - Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away.
Proverbs 4:16 - For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall.
Proverbs 4:17 - For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Proverbs 4:18 - But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day.
Proverbs 4:19 - The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble.
Proverbs 4:20 - My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.
Proverbs 4:21 - Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart.
Proverbs 4:22 - For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
Proverbs 4:23 - Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
Proverbs 4:24 - Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee.
Proverbs 4:25 - Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.
Proverbs 4:26 - Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.
Proverbs 4:27 - Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil.