In Proverbs 1:20-33, Solomon describes wisdom as a woman. 4 My children,[a] listen when your father corrects you. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Proverbs 4:6, NLT: "Don't turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. If only I had not ignored all the warnings! 4 My father taught me, “Take my words to heart. Pay attention and learn good judgment, Answer: Proverbs 3:5-6 is a familiar passage to many: "Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding. (required) Comments. If only I had not ignored all the warnings!13 Oh, why didn’t I listen to my teachers? The Proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel. 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;. When you sleep, they will protect you. Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will earn a good reputation. Cancel. or agreed to guarantee the debt of a stranger—. Love for each other is the most precious gift a man and woman have on this earth except for the gifts of God. Proverbs 4:6 - NLT - Don't turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect... Study verse in the New Living Translation for it determines the course of your life. Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Proverbs 6:33 "A wound and dishonor shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away." All rights reserved. Proverbs 4:6, NASB: "'Do not forsake her, and she will guard you; Love her, and she will watch over you." These words occur in a passage wherein the wise man exhorts us to take care of all parts of our nature, which he indicates by members of the body. 7 So now, my sons, listen to me. Proverbs 4:16. And whatever else you do, develop good judgment. Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Love her, and she will guard you." Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Don’t forget my words or turn away from them.6 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Trusting in the LORD - My child, never forget the things I have taught you. Never share it with strangers. If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying. 3. Language. Wisdom brings good things to them; long life, wealth and honour (verse 16). In Proverbs 1, Wisdom is angry with evil people. Don’t forget my words or turn away from them. May you always be captivated by her love.20 Why be captivated, my son, by an immoral woman,    or fondle the breasts of a promiscuous woman? Don’t turn away from my instructions.3 For I, too, was once my father’s son,    tenderly loved as my mother’s only child. Love her, and she will guard you. 20 My son, obey your father’s commands,    and don’t neglect your mother’s instruction.21 Keep their words always in your heart. Don’t forget my words or turn away from them. Pro 4:6 - Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Guard them, for they are the key to life. (NIV) Tie them around your neck as a reminder. but sleeping with another man’s wife will cost you your life. Instructing a fool is pointless because his speech is full of foolishness (Proverbs 15:2, 14) and he does not want wisdom and understanding (Proverbs 18:2). Love her, and she will guard you. or fondle the breasts of a promiscuous woman? he will be lost because of his great foolishness. 18 The way of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn,    which shines ever brighter until the full light of day.19 But the way of the wicked is like total darkness. Proverbs 4:6-7 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. ←. Write them deep within your heart. nor be satisfied with a payoff of any size. Tie them around your neck.22 When you walk, their counsel will lead you. The Woman Who Fears the Lord - Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? Though it cost all you have, get understanding. 5 An open rebuke is better than hidden love! Love her, and she will guard you.7 Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! And whatever else you do, develop good judgment." Proverbs 4:6 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. And whatever else you do, develop good judgment.8 If you prize wisdom, she will make you great. (NIV) Proverbs 4:6-7 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Hardcover. She staggers down a crooked trail and doesn’t realize it. He who embraces her will not go unpunished. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” “Let all that you do be done in love.” King James Version Bible Psalms and Proverbs on Compact Disc (Spoken Word) by Dr. Paul Mims (1997-07-01) 4.0 out of … They have no idea what they are stumbling over. Why didn’t I pay attention to my instructors?14 I have come to the brink of utter ruin,    and now I must face public disgrace.”. even if he has to sell everything in his house. 3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. 6 Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. 6 Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy. 4 My father taught me,“Take my words to heart. Clarke's Commentary on the Bible. Sin is the condition without which there can be no repose. Proverbs 4:13. ** The subject of this book may be thus stated by an enlargement on the opening verses. Proverbs 4:7, NLT: "Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will … and your lips will express what you’ve learned. Proverbs 4:7 Context. Store my commands in your heart. Forsake her not - Wisdom personified is here represented as a guardian and companion, who, if not forsaken, will continue faithful; if loved, will continue a protector. Don’t go near the door of her house!9 If you do, you will lose your honor    and will lose to merciless people all you have achieved.10 Strangers will consume your wealth,    and someone else will enjoy the fruit of your labor.11 In the end you will groan in anguish    when disease consumes your body.12 You will say, “How I hated discipline! There is a difference. Email: Proverbs 4:6; Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise) Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) Commentary Critical and Explanatory on … Turn away and keep moving. 7 … He who embraces her will not go unpunished. 5 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. broken in an instant beyond all hope of healing. she will present you with a beautiful crown.”. [e]17 You should reserve it for yourselves. and don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. Proverbs 4:6, CSB: "Don't abandon wisdom, and … Get email updates about the NLT. 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;. It renders the message of the original texts of Scripture into clear, contemporary English that was written to be read aloud. 14 Don’t do as the wicked do,    and don’t follow the path of evildoers.15 Don’t even think about it; don’t go that way. for you have placed yourself at your friend’s mercy. 5 My son, pay attention to my wisdom;    listen carefully to my wise counsel.2 Then you will show discernment,    and your lips will express what you’ve learned.3 For the lips of an immoral woman are as sweet as honey,    and her mouth is smoother than oil.4 But in the end she is as bitter as poison,    as dangerous as a double-edged sword.5 Her feet go down to death;    her steps lead straight to the grave. Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! The futility of trying to impart wisdom to a fool is the basis of Proverbs 26:4-5, which tell us how to answer a fool. Rejoice in the wife of your youth.19 She is a loving deer, a graceful doe. All rights reserved. A fearful stage of debasement. The wise are also given instruction on how to deal with fools in Proverbs. 2 If you do this, you will live many years, and your life will be satisfying. In Proverbs 3, we read about the people who love Wisdom. Trusting in the LORD 1My child, Hebrew My son; also in 3:11, 21. never forget the things I have taught you. Write them deep within your heart. The New Living Translation combines the latest biblical scholarship with a clear, dynamic writing style that communicates God’s Word powerfully to all who hear and read it. Follow my commands, and you will live. Compare Amos 2:8. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. "Keep thy heart," says he "with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. 3 Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Proverbs 4:17. i. e., Bread and wine gained by unjust deeds. Version. Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life. Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. They can’t rest until they’ve caused someone to stumble.17 They eat the food of wickedness    and drink the wine of violence! Don’t rest until you do.5 Save yourself like a gazelle escaping from a hunter,    like a bird fleeing from a net. Which treat of the knowledge of wisdom, of piety towards God, of instruction and moral discipline, of the understanding wise and prudent counsels. Tie them around your neck as a reminder. and someone else will enjoy the fruit of your labor. Read verse in New Living Translation Embrace her, and she will honor you.9 She will place a lovely wreath on your head;    she will present you with a beautiful crown.”. 18 Let your wife be a fountain of blessing for you. We are told, positively, to trust the Lord and, negatively, not to trust our own understanding. She finds wool and flax and busily spins it. 14 Don’t do as the wicked do, and don’t follow the path of evildoers. 30 Excuses might be found for a thief    who steals because he is starving.31 But if he is caught, he must pay back seven times what he stole,    even if he has to sell everything in his house.32 But the man who commits adultery is an utter fool,    for he destroys himself.33 He will be wounded and disgraced. Select a book and a passage below. Proverbs 4:6 Parallel. She is like a merchant’s sh.. $32.99. Love her, and she will guard you. 25 Look straight ahead,    and fix your eyes on what lies before you.26 Mark out a straight path for your feet;    stay on the safe path.27 Don’t get sidetracked;    keep your feet from following evil. His shame will never be erased.34 For the woman’s jealous husband will be furious,    and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge.35 He will accept no compensation,    nor be satisfied with a payoff of any size. and fix your eyes on what lies before you. When you wake up, they will advise you.23 For their command is a lamp    and their instruction a light;their corrective discipline    is the way to life.24 It will keep you from the immoral woman,    from the smooth tongue of a promiscuous woman.25 Don’t lust for her beauty. New Living Translation (NLT), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NLT One Year Premium Slimline Large Print Bible: 10th Anniversary - softcover, NLT Hidden in My Heart Scripture Memory Bible, Softcover, NLT Teen Life Application Study Bible, Softcover, NLT Chronological Life Application Study Bible, Leatherlike Brown/Green/Dark Teal, NLT Life Application Large-Print Study Bible, Third Edition--soft leather-look, brown, tan, red letter (indexed). Adultery is a cruel crime. 16 There are six things the Lord hates—    no, seven things he detests:17 haughty eyes,    a lying tongue,    hands that kill the innocent,18 a heart that plots evil,    feet that race to do wrong,19 a false witness who pours out lies,    a person who sows discord in a family. 21 For the Lord sees clearly what a man does,    examining every path he takes.22 An evil man is held captive by his own sins;    they are ropes that catch and hold him.23 He will die for lack of self-control;    he will be lost because of his great foolishness. Listen carefully to my words.21 Don’t lose sight of them. (NLT) Proverbs 3:7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. Proverbs 4:7, CSB: "Wisdom is supreme--so get wisdom. 15 Don’t even think about it; don’t go that way. They can’t rest until they’ve caused someone to stumble. 13 Take hold of my instructions; don’t let them go. and will lose to merciless people all you have achieved. 10 My child,[b] listen to me and do as I say,    and you will have a long, good life.11 I will teach you wisdom’s ways    and lead you in straight paths.12 When you walk, you won’t be held back;    when you run, you won’t stumble.13 Take hold of my instructions; don’t let them go. Verse 5 is a complementary pair of commands. Read verse in New Living Translation Why didn’t I pay attention to my instructors? Tie them around your neck as a reminder. 23 Guard your heart above all else,    for it determines the course of your life. This happens again in Proverbs 3:13-18. New Living Translation (NLT). In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths." Proverbs 3 King James Version (KJV). from the smooth tongue of a promiscuous woman. Do not be afraid or discouraged. Let them penetrate deep into your heart,22 for they bring life to those who find them,    and healing to their whole body. Proverbs 4:6 (New Living Translation) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, NLT Our Daily Bread Devotional Bible, Hardcover, NLT Dancing in the Desert Devotional Bible: A Refreshing Spiritual Journey with God's People, softcover, NLT Large-Print Life Application Study Bible, Third Edition--genuine leather, brown (indexed), NLT New Spirit Filled Life Bible, Hardcover, NLT Study Bible, Personal Size TuTone Leatherlike Brown/Blue. NLT: New Living Translation. NLT Footnotes: 3:1 Hebrew My son; also in 3:11, 21.; 3:12 Greek version reads And he punishes those he accepts as his children. Compare Jas 4:6; 1 Pet 5:5. There is something very special about a man and his wife being one. 4 Then you will find favor with both God and people, and you will earn a good reputation. Write them deep within your heart. 2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;. And whatever else you do, develop good judgment. tenderly loved as my mother’s only child. Commentary. Forsake her not, and she doth preserve thee, Love her, and she doth keep thee. which shines ever brighter until the full light of day. They have no idea what they are stumbling over. Guard them, for they are the key to life. scarcity will attack you like an armed robber. 12 What are worthless and wicked people like? 4 He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live. She staggers down a crooked trail and doesn’t realize it. Learn from their ways and become wise!7 Though they have no prince    or governor or ruler to make them work,8 they labor hard all summer,    gathering food for the winter.9 But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? Genesis 1:2 (Read all of Genesis 1) The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. 15 Drink water from your own well—    share your love only with your wife. They have refused her advice. She is more precious than rubies. 16 For evil people can’t sleep until they’ve done their evil deed for the day. Love her, and she will guard you. Proverbs 4 - Listen, my sons, to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. 24 Avoid all perverse talk;    stay away from corrupt speech. Turn away and keep moving.16 For evil people can’t sleep until they’ve done their evil deed for the day. Proverbs 4-6: My children, listen when your father corrects you. [d]16 Why spill the water of your springs in the streets,    having sex with just anyone? 3 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: 2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. 2. Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do! Love her, and she will guard you. Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Love her, and she will guard you. Store my commands in your heart. Love her, and she will guard you. HOME; 6 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. and he will show no mercy when he takes revenge. Guard them, for they are the key to life. Never stray from what I am about to say:8 Stay away from her! Psalms and Proverbs: NLT ... 4.6 out of 5 stars 1,184. They are constant liars,13 signaling their deceit with a wink of the eye,    a nudge of the foot, or the wiggle of fingers.14 Their perverted hearts plot evil,    and they constantly stir up trouble.15 But they will be destroyed suddenly,    broken in an instant beyond all hope of healing. 6 My child,[f] if you have put up security for a friend’s debt    or agreed to guarantee the debt of a stranger—2 if you have trapped yourself by your agreement    and are caught by what you said—3 follow my advice and save yourself,    for you have placed yourself at your friend’s mercy.Now swallow your pride;    go and beg to have your name erased.4 Don’t put it off; do it now! Joshua 1:9 NLT 1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV Luke 6:31 ESV Colossians 3:23 ESV John 15:12 ESV Philippians 4:6-7 ESV Zephaniah 3:17 ESV Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT Colossians 3:12 ESV Galatians 5:22-23 NLT “Be strong and courageous! Love her, and she will guard you. And whatever else you get, get understanding." Email Address. 20 My child, pay attention to what I say. 4 Anger is cruel, and wrath is like a flood, but jealousy is even more dangerous. 3:34 Greek version reads The LORD opposes the proud / but favors the humble. She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life. Psalms and Proverbs: NLT [Kellogg, Mike, Tyndale] on Amazon.com. 5 Get wisdom; develop good judgment. Proverbs 4:6 NLT - Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for - Bible Gateway. 1. May you always be captivated by her love. Pay attention and learn good judgment,2 for I am giving you good guidance. See how your favorite verses read in the New Living Translation. Follow my commands, and you will live.5 Get wisdom; develop good judgment. Untitled * I agree to Tyndale's privacy policy. 6 Seek his will … When will you wake up?10 A little extra sleep, a little more slumber,    a little folding of the hands to rest—11 then poverty will pounce on you like a bandit;    scarcity will attack you like an armed robber. [c]6 For she cares nothing about the path to life. Let her breasts satisfy you always. Proverbs 4:7, NASB: "'The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding." Compare Heb 12:6. 6 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. a nudge of the foot, or the wiggle of fingers. 6 Don’t turn your back on wisdom, for she will protect you. Don’t let her coy glances seduce you.26 For a prostitute will bring you to poverty,[g]    but sleeping with another man’s wife will cost you your life.27 Can a man scoop a flame into his lap    and not have his clothes catch on fire?28 Can he walk on hot coals    and not blister his feet?29 So it is with the man who sleeps with another man’s wife. Cancel. Resources. She is thy life - Another parallel between personified Wisdom in this book and the Incarnate Wisdom in John 1:4. Proverbs 4:6 NLT. 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