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Chapter
Proverbs 3

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 3

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.