12 (CY)A worthless person, a wicked man,    goes about with (CZ)crooked speech,13 (DA)winks with his eyes, signals[l] with his feet,    points with his finger,14 with (DB)perverted heart (DC)devises evil,    continually (DD)sowing discord;15 therefore calamity will come upon him suddenly;    (DE)in a moment he will be broken (DF)beyond healing. A Father’s Wise Instruction. 2:1, 2] My son, be attentive to my wisdom; # ch. 18; [ch. Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to Sheol; Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. Proverbs 6. Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself. 3:15, 19; Rev. Bible > ESV > Proverbs 5 Proverbs 5 English Standard Version: Par Warning Against Adultery. 18; [ch. Proverbs 2:14 Who rejoice to do evil, and delight in the frowardness of the wicked;. he will refuse though you multiply gifts. 3 He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. 6 My son, if you have put up (CE)security for your neighbor,    have (CF)given your pledge for a stranger,2 if you are (CG)snared in the words of your mouth,    caught in the words of your mouth,3 then do this, my son, and save yourself,    for you have come into the hand of your neighbor:    go, hasten,[j] and (CH)plead urgently with your neighbor.4 (CI)Give your eyes no sleep    and your eyelids no slumber;5 save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter,[k]    (CJ)like a bird from the hand of the fowler. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, 4 By justice a king builds up the land, but he who exacts gifts [] tears it down. 2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom. Pro 6:1 ¶ Pro 6:1 - My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, Tools. One verse per line Red Letter Cross References Footnotes Strongs Numbers Hide Verse Numbers Close) 6 In all your ways 1 acknowledge … 4 to give prudence to c the simple, knowledge and d discretion to the youth — 5 Let the wise hear and e increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, Proverbs 4:11 - KJV. ESV Single Column Journaling Bible, Large Print, Cloth over Board, Flowers, ESV Thinline Bible, Soft Leather-like, Purple with Ornament Design, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Study Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Lavender, Ornament Design), ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather, ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size, Hardcover. 16 There are (DG)six things that the Lord hates,    (DH)seven that are an abomination to him:17 (DI)haughty eyes, (DJ)a lying tongue,    and (DK)hands that shed innocent blood,18 (DL)a heart that devises wicked plans,    (DM)feet that make haste to run to evil,19 (DN)a false witness who (DO)breathes out lies,    and one who (DP)sows discord among brothers. a 3 Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. 5. lest strangers take their fill of your strength, and your labors go to the house of a foreigner, Read verse in … Whoever walks in uprightness fears the LORD, but he who is devious in his ways despises him. 4:1, 5, 7 for understanding, 4 if you seek it like # ch. 4 The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. Warning Against Adultery - My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge. 3 For the lips of a forbidden a woman drip honey, and her speech b is smoother than oil, 4 but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 1 a A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, b but a just weight is his delight. For instance, 10:27 says that the years of the wicked are cut short, while the righteous live long and prosperous lives (see 3:2 and note). Proverbs 6:18 An heart that devises wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, 1 Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain a insight, 2 for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. 9:17; Song 4:12, 15; Jer. 4 (A)Hear, O sons, a father's instruction,    and be attentive, that you may (B)gain[a] insight,2 for I give you good (C)precepts;    do not forsake my teaching.3 When I was a son with my father,    (D)tender, (E)the only one in the sight of my mother,4 he (F)taught me and said to me,(G)“Let your heart hold fast my words;    (H)keep my commandments, and live.5 (I)Get wisdom; get (J)insight;    do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth.6 Do not forsake her, and she will keep you;    (K)love her, and she will guard you.7 (L)The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom,    and whatever you get, get (M)insight.8 Prize her highly, and she will exalt you;    she will (N)honor you (O)if you embrace her.9 She will place on your head (P)a graceful garland;    she will bestow on you a beautiful crown.”. Warning Against Adultery. Proverbs 5 - My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, Proverbs 4 - ESV: Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. 4 The words of a man's mouth are deep waters; the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook. 5 (A)Get wisdom; get (B)insight;    do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth.6 Do not forsake her, and she will keep you;    (C)love her, and she will guard you. Proverbs 4; Proverbs 5; Proverbs 6. 3 e The integrity of the upright guides them, f but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them. 8:35; 21:21; Deut. frowardness. Proverbs 16:28-30 A fraudulent man sows strife: and a whisperer separates chief friends.... Proverbs 21:8 The way of man is fraudulent and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.. he deviseth. 34:11], Job 11:17; 22:28; Isa. Warning Against Adultery # ch. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart. Red Letter. her ways wander, and she does not know it. 4:8], Deut. The most popular Bible verses from the Bible book Proverbs. 8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction, and do not forsake the teaching of your mother. Proverbs 4 - ESV: Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Verse. 2 When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan. 2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit. 1:8; [ch. This summary of the book of Proverbs provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Proverbs. The most popular Bible verses from the Bible book Proverbs. 1:7; 1 Kgs. 1:4 discretion, and your lips may # Mal. Proverbs 4:11 - NKJV. The warning is to not make wealth our goal in life; gaining wisdom should be our life goal. Font Size. Proverbs 5. 2 Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, a curse that is causeless does not alight. Proverbs 5. 9:15; Lam. 5 Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to c Sheol; 1 # ch. For the lips of a forbidden woman drip honey, and her speech is smoother than oil, but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Read Proverbs 10 online (ESV) Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs. 1 My son, be attentive to my wisdom; incline your ear to my understanding, 2 that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge. 2:13], Hos. Read Proverbs 24 online (ESV) Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: If you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off. Proverbs 6 - My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, 4 f Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may g gain 1 insight, 2 for I give you good h precepts; do not forsake my teaching. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 5:32; 28:14; Josh. Proverbs is a good place to start. Scripture Formatting × Scripture Formatting. 2:13], [See ver. A Father’s Wise Instruction. Hatred stirreth up strifes: but love covereth all sins. 6 In all your ways kacknowledge him, and he lwill make straight your paths. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . 20 (DQ)My son, keep your father's commandment,    (DR)and forsake not your mother's teaching.21 (DS)Bind them on your heart always;    (DT)tie them around your neck.22 (DU)When you walk, they[m] will lead you;    (DV)when you lie down, they will (DW)watch over you;    and when you awake, they will talk with you.23 For the commandment is (DX)a lamp and the teaching a light,    and the (DY)reproofs of discipline are the way of life,24 to preserve you from the evil woman,[n]    from the smooth tongue of (DZ)the adulteress. Proverbs 6 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. Proverbs 4:11 - NIV. 29:3 A wise son makes a glad father, # ch. 2 c When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with d the humble is wisdom. 2:7 guard knowledge. Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. Proverbs 3:5-6. English Standard Version (ESV). By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches. 1:4 discretion,and your lips 6 In all your ways (C)acknowledge him, and he (D)will make straight your paths. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. 59:9, 10; Jer. do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. Mark the chapters you have read, if you join our personal Bible reading plan. 6. The wisest of women builds her house, but folly with her own hands tears it down. Proverbs 10:12 - KJV. When will you arise from your sleep?10 (CU)A little sleep, a little slumber,    (CV)a little (CW)folding of the hands to rest,11 (CX)and poverty will come upon you like a robber,    and want like an armed man. Cross references: Proverbs 4:5: ch. [h]21 For (BX)a man's ways are (BY)before the eyes of the Lord,    and he (BZ)ponders[i] all his paths.22 The (CA)iniquities of the wicked (CB)ensnare him,    and he is held fast in the cords of his sin.23 (CC)He dies for lack of discipline,    and because of his great folly he is (CD)led astray. 3 When I was a son with my father, tender, the only one in the sight of my mother, 4 he taught … and he is held fast in the cords of his sin. I have led you in the paths of uprightness. 5 (AU)My son, be attentive to my wisdom;    (AV)incline your ear to my understanding,2 that you may keep (AW)discretion,    and your lips may (AX)guard knowledge.3 For the lips of (AY)a forbidden[d] woman drip honey,    and her speech[e] is (AZ)smoother than oil,4 but in the end she is (BA)bitter as (BB)wormwood,    (BC)sharp as (BD)a two-edged sword.5 Her feet (BE)go down to death;    her steps follow the path to[f] Sheol;6 she (BF)does not ponder the path of life;    her ways wander, and she does not know it. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the. Be not envious of evil men, nor desire to be with them, for their hearts devise violence, and their lips talk of trouble. [o]25 (EA)Do not desire her beauty in your heart,    and do not let her capture you with her (EB)eyelashes;26 for (EC)the price of a prostitute is only (ED)a loaf of bread,[p]    but a married woman[q] (EE)hunts down a precious life.27 Can a man carry (EF)fire next to his (EG)chest    and his clothes not be burned?28 Or can one (EH)walk on hot coals    and his feet not be scorched?29 So is he who goes in to his neighbor's wife;    none who touches her (EI)will go unpunished.30 People do not despise a thief if he steals    to (EJ)satisfy his appetite when he is hungry,31 but (EK)if he is caught, he will pay (EL)sevenfold;    he will give all the goods of his house.32 He who commits adultery lacks sense;    he who does it destroys himself.33 He will get wounds and dishonor,    and his disgrace will not be wiped away.34 For (EM)jealousy makes a man furious,    and he will not spare when (EN)he takes revenge.35 He will accept no compensation;    he will refuse though you multiply gifts. 5 It is not good to be partial to[ a] the wicked or to deprive the righteous of justice. 1 above]; ch. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Proverbs 28 Proverbs 30 Proverbs 29 English Standard Version (ESV) 29 He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing. Hatred stirs up strife, But love covers all sins. Related topics. 2:9; Isa. and treasure up my commandments with you, 2 making your ear attentive to wisdom. The Proverbs of Solomon # See ch. Proverbs 11 A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, but a just weight is his delight. 7:2; Heb. The warning here is not to avoid wealth. Better is open rebuke than hidden love. 2:1, 2] My son, be attentive to my wisdom; # ch. Extra Small Small Medium Large Additional Settings . 3 For the lips of a forbidden a woman drip honey, and her speech b is smoother than oil, 4 but in the end she is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. 6 Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you. An oracle that his mother taught him: 1 a The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: 2 To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, 3 to receive instruction in wise dealing, in b righteousness, justice, and equity; 4 to give prudence to c the simple, knowledge and d discretion to the youth— 5 Let the wise hear and e increase in learning, By the mouth of a fool comes a rod for his back, but the lips of the wise will preserve them. 4 The Lord has made everything for its purpose, even the wicked for the day of trouble. 29 He who is often reproved, yet stiffens his neck, will suddenly be broken beyond healing. 3 For the lips of # See ch. 1:8; [ch. 15:5, Deut. However, the blank space is also designated on a separate page which is helpful for those who … and do not go near the door of her house. 29:18; Jer. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools. So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths. When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom. she will bestow on you a beautiful crown.”. 2 When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, but when the wicked rule, the people groan. Proverbs 31 - The words of King Lemuel. for you have come into the hand of your neighbor: and when you awake, they will talk with you. Faithful are the wounds of a friend; profuse are the kisses of an enemy. Proverbs 4:5-6 English Standard Version (ESV) 5 Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. 7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction. 3 Let not c steadfast love and d faithfulness forsake you; e bind them around your neck; f write them on the tablet of your heart. 5:7; 7:24; 8:33; Ps. 4 g Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, h but righteousness delivers from death. 5 Let the godly exult in glory; let them f sing for joy on their g beds. One verse per line Red Letter Cross References Footnotes Strongs Numbers Hide Verse Numbers Close) 1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but 1 … 4 if you seek it like x silver and search for it as for y hidden treasures, 5 then z you will understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. 37:3, 5; Proverbs 3:5: Proverbs 3:6: 1 Chr. they are robbed of sleep unless they have made someone stumble. (Proverbs 8:11, 22:1) Wealth is fleeting. The highway of the upright turns aside from evil; whoever guards his way preserves his life. and do not depart from the words of my mouth. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. Proverbs 23:4-5 ESV. 3 He who loves wisdom makes his father glad, but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth. 6 to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their riddles. 3:14 silver. Bible verse of the day. The proverbs contained in this book are not to be interpreted as prophecies or their statements about effects and results as promises. # See ch. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 17:25; 29:15 but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother. Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you. Read Proverbs 4 online (ESV) I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths. Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox. 1 My son, if you have put up # See Job 17:3 security for your neighbor, have # See Job 17:3 given your pledge for a stranger, 2 if you are # [ch. Neither is it to not work hard. 3 y My son, do not forget my teaching, z but let your heart keep my commandments, 2 for a length of days and years of life. 7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline. and b peace they will add to you. Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. Bible > ESV > Proverbs 16 Proverbs 16 English Standard Version: Par 1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the Lord. Revocalization (compare Septuagint) yields, Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, ch. 6 (CK)Go to (CL)the ant, O (CM)sluggard;    consider her ways, and (CN)be wise.7 (CO)Without having any chief,    (CP)officer, or ruler,8 she prepares her bread (CQ)in summer    and (CR)gathers her food in harvest.9 (CS)How long will you lie there, (CT)O sluggard? Proverbs 3 - My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, Three things are too wonderful for me; four I do not understand: the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a serpent on a rock, the way of a ship on the high seas, and the way of a man with a virgin. 2:16 a forbidden # 5:3 Hebrew strange; also verse 20 woman drip honey, and her speech # 5:3 Hebrew palate is # Ps. 4 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. 1:8 My son, #[ch. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 4 f Hear, O sons, a father’s instruction, and be attentive, that you may g gain 1 insight, 2 for I give you good h precepts; do not forsake my teaching. 13; ch. Tools. 8:11, ver. ESV / Proverbs / Proverbs 16; Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. 1:8 My son, # [ch. The Value of Wisdom. Proverbs 4:5-6 ESV Get wisdom; get insight; do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth. 4 Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain[ a] insight, 2 for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. 5 Everyone who is arrogant in heart is an abomination to the Lord; In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 23:12; John 12:35; [Job 18:5], ver. Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. 4:1, 10, 20; 7:1]if you receive my wordsand treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdomand inclining your heart t 34:11], [See ver. 4:20; [ch. 7 And (BG)now, O sons, listen to me,    and do not depart from the words of my mouth.8 Keep your way far from her,    and do not go near the door of her house,9 lest you give your honor to others    and your years to the merciless,10 lest strangers take their fill of your strength,    and your (BH)labors go to the house of a foreigner,11 and at the end of your life you (BI)groan,    when your flesh and body are consumed,12 and you say, (BJ)“How I hated discipline,    and my heart (BK)despised reproof!13 I did not listen to the voice of my teachers    or incline my ear to my instructors.14 (BL)I am at the brink of utter ruin    in the assembled congregation.”. 26 Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool. The Value of Wisdom # See ch. 9:17; Song 4:12, 15; Jer. 60:3; 62:1, 2; Dan. 2:2; Proverbs 4:6: [2 Thess. 3 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys them. 22:17 incline your ear to my understanding, 2 that you may keep # ch. 11:4. 1 A false balance is an abomination to the Lord, but a just weight is his delight. 4 Hear, O sons, a father's instruction, and be attentive, that you may gain insight, 2 for I give you good precepts; do not forsake my teaching. Bible > ESV > Proverbs 4 Proverbs 4 English Standard Version: Par A Father’s Wise Instruction. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 4-6 English Standard Version (ESV) A Father's Wise Instruction. 15 above]; ver. a 3 Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. ESV is a literal translation which I prefer. Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you. 6 Let h the high praises of God be in their throats and i two-edged swords in their hands, 12:3, 1 Sam. A Father’s Wise Instruction. 5:7; 7:24; 8:33; Ps. 15 Drink (BM)water from your own cistern,    flowing water from your own well.16 Should your (BN)springs be scattered abroad,    streams of water (BO)in the streets?17 (BP)Let them be for yourself alone,    and not for strangers with you.18 Let your (BQ)fountain be blessed,    and (BR)rejoice in (BS)the wife of your youth,19     a lovely (BT)deer, a graceful doe.Let her breasts (BU)fill you at all times with delight;    be intoxicated[g] always in her love.20 Why should you be intoxicated, my son, with (BV)a forbidden woman    and embrace the bosom of (BW)an adulteress? Paragraph. 1:1 The proverbs of Solomon. Her feet go down to death; her steps follow the path to Sheol; Cross references: Proverbs 3:5: Ps. Scripture Formatting. 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