Proverbs Chapter 3 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 3:1

My son, forget not my teaching, and let thy heart observe my commandments;

Proverbs 3:2

for length of days, and years of life, and peace shall they add to thee.

Proverbs 3:3

Let not loving-kindness and truth forsake thee; bind them about thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

Proverbs 3:4

and thou shalt find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man.

Proverbs 3:5

Confide in Jehovah with all thy heart, and lean not unto thine own intelligence;

Proverbs 3:6

in all thy ways acknowledge him, and he will make plain thy paths.

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:

Proverbs 3:8

it shall be health for thy navel, and moisture for thy bones.

Proverbs 3:9

Honour Jehovah with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thine increase;

Proverbs 3:10

so shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy vats shall overflow with new wine.

Proverbs 3:11

My son, despise not the instruction of Jehovah, neither be weary of his chastisement;

Proverbs 3:12

for whom Jehovah loveth he chasteneth, even as a father the son in whom he delighteth.

Proverbs 3:13

Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Proverbs 3:14

For the gain thereof is better than the gain of silver, and her revenue than fine gold.

Proverbs 3:15

She is more precious than rubies; and all the things thou canst desire are not equal unto her.

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days is in her right hand; 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 he that retaineth her.

Proverbs 3:19

Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding he established the heavens.

Proverbs 3:20

By his knowledge the deeps were broken up, and the skies drop down the dew.

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Proverbs 3:22

so shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace unto thy neck.

Proverbs 3:23

Then shalt thou walk in thy way securely, and thy foot shall not stumble;

Proverbs 3:24

when thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid, but thou shalt lie down and thy sleep shall be sweet.

Proverbs 3:25

Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the destruction of the wicked, when it cometh;

Proverbs 3:26

for Jehovah shall be thy confidence, and he will 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 thy 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 not the man of violence, and choose none of his ways.

Proverbs 3:32

For the perverse is an abomination to Jehovah; but his secret is with the upright.

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Jehovah is in the house of the wicked; but he blesseth the habitation of the righteous.

Proverbs 3:34

He indeed 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 the foolish.