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Proverbs 3 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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My son, do not forget my law,
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For length of days and long life
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Let not mercy and truth forsake you;
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And so find favor and high esteem
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Trust in the LORD with all your heart,
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In all your ways acknowledge Him,
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Do not be wise in your own eyes;
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It will be health to your flesh,[fn]
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So your barns will be filled with plenty,
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Happy is the man who finds wisdom,
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For her proceeds are better than the profits of silver,
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She is more precious than rubies,
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The LORD by wisdom founded the earth;
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My son, let them not depart from your eyes—
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When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
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The wise shall inherit glory,
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