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Proverbs 4 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:1 - Listen, sons, to a father's instruction. Pay attention and know understanding;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:2 - For I give you sound learning. Don't forsake my law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:3 - For I was a son to my father, Tender and an only child in the sight of my mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:4 - He taught me, and said to me: "Let your heart retain my words. Keep my mitzvot, and live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:5 - Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:6 - Don't forsake her, and she will preserve you. Love her, and she will keep you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:7 - Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:8 - Esteem her, and she will exalt you. She will bring you to honor, when you embrace her.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:9 - She will give to your head a garland of grace. She will deliver a crown of splendor to you."
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:10 - Listen, my son, and receive my sayings. The years of your life will be many.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:11 - I have taught you in the way of wisdom. I have led you in straight paths.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:12 - When you go, your steps will not be hampered. When you run, you will not stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 - Take firm hold of instruction. Don't let her go. Keep her, for she is your life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:14 - Don't enter into the path of the wicked. Don't walk in the way of evil men.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:15 - Avoid it, and don't pass by it. Turn from it, and pass on.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they don't sleep, unless they do evil. Their sleep is taken away, unless they make someone fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:17 - For they eat the bread of wickedness, And drink the wine of violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:18 - But the path of the righteous is like the dawning light, That shines more and more until the perfect day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:19 - The way of the wicked is like darkness. They don't know what they stumble over.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:20 - My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:21 - Let them not depart from your eyes. Keep them in the midst of your heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:22 - For they are life to those who find them, And health to their whole body.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:23 - Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it is the wellspring of life.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:24 - Put away from yourself a perverse mouth. Put corrupt lips far from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:25 - Let your eyes look straight ahead. Fix your gaze directly before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:26 - Make the path of your feet level. Let all of your ways be established.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:27 - Don't turn to the right hand nor to the left. Remove your foot from evil.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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