Proverbs Chapter 3 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 3:1

My son! my law forget not, And my commands let thy heart keep,

Proverbs 3:2

For length of days and years, Life and peace they do add to thee.

Proverbs 3:3

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee, Bind them on thy neck, Write them on the tablet of thy heart,

Proverbs 3:4

And find grace and good understanding In the eyes of God and man.

Proverbs 3:5

Trust unto Jehovah with all thy heart, And unto thine own understanding lean not.

Proverbs 3:6

In all thy ways know thou Him, And He doth make straight thy paths.

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.

Proverbs 3:8

Healing it is to thy navel, And moistening to thy bones.

Proverbs 3:9

Honour Jehovah from thy substance, And from the beginning of all thine increase;

Proverbs 3:10

And filled are thy barns `with' plenty, And `with' new wine thy presses break forth.

Proverbs 3:11

Chastisement of Jehovah, my son, despise not, And be not vexed with His reproof,

Proverbs 3:12

For whom Jehovah loveth He reproveth, Even as a father the son He is pleased with.

Proverbs 3:13

O the happiness of a man `who' hath found wisdom, And of a man `who' bringeth forth understanding.

Proverbs 3:14

For better `is' her merchandise Than the merchandise of silver, And than gold -- her increase.

Proverbs 3:15

Precious she `is' above rubies, And all thy pleasures are not comparable to her.

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days `is' in her right hand, In her left `are' wealth and honour.

Proverbs 3:17

Her ways `are' ways of pleasantness, And all her paths `are' peace.

Proverbs 3:18

A tree of life she `is' to those laying hold on her, And whoso is retaining her `is' happy.

Proverbs 3:19

Jehovah by wisdom did found the earth, He prepared the heavens by understanding.

Proverbs 3:20

By His knowledge depths have been rent, And clouds do drop dew.

Proverbs 3:21

My son! let them not turn from thine eyes, Keep thou wisdom and thoughtfulness,

Proverbs 3:22

And they are life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck.

Proverbs 3:23

Then thou goest thy way confidently, And thy foot doth not stumble.

Proverbs 3:24

If thou liest down, thou art not afraid, Yea, thou hast lain down, And sweet hath been thy sleep.

Proverbs 3:25

Be not afraid of sudden fear, And of the desolation of the wicked when it cometh.

Proverbs 3:26

For Jehovah is at thy side, And He hath kept thy foot from capture.

Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from its owners, When thy hand `is' toward God to do `it'.

Proverbs 3:28

Say not thou to thy friend, `Go, and return, and to-morrow I give,' And substance with thee.

Proverbs 3:29

Devise not against thy neighbour evil, And he sitting confidently with thee.

Proverbs 3:30

Strive not with a man without cause, If he have not done thee evil.

Proverbs 3:31

Be not envious of a man of violence, Nor fix thou on any of his ways.

Proverbs 3:32

For an abomination to Jehovah `is' the perverted, And with the upright `is' His secret counsel.

Proverbs 3:33

The curse of Jehovah `is' in the house of the wicked. And the habitation of the righteous He blesseth.

Proverbs 3:34

If the scorners He doth scorn, Yet to the humble He doth give grace.

Proverbs 3:35

Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!