Bible: Proverbs 3:1-20
Exhortations to Seek Wisdom and Walk with the Lord 1
3:1 My child, 2 do not forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep 3 my commandments,
and they will add well-being 6 to you.
3:3 Do not let truth and mercy 7 leave you;
bind them around your neck,
write them on the tablet of your heart. 8
in the sight of God and people. 11
and he will make your paths straight. 18
3:7 Do not be wise in your own estimation; 19
3:9 Honor 25 the
and from the first fruits of all your crops; 26
3:10 then your barns will be filled completely, 27
3:11 My child, do not despise discipline from the
and do not loathe 31 his rebuke.
3:12 For the
Blessings of Obtaining Wisdom
and the one who obtains 38 understanding.
3:15 She is more precious than rubies,
3:16 Long life 49 is in her right hand;
in her left hand are riches and honor.
3:17 Her ways are very pleasant, 50
and all her paths are peaceful.
and everyone who grasps hold of her will be blessed. 54
3:19 By wisdom the
he established the heavens by understanding. 56
and the clouds drip down dew. 59