The Webster Bible
Proverbs, Chapter 3

   1: My son, forget not my law; but let thy heart keep my commandments;
   2: For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
   3: Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thy heart:
   4: So shalt thou find favor and good understanding in the sight of God and man.
   5: Trust in the LORD with all thy heart; and lean not to thy own understanding.
   6: In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he will direct thy paths.
   7: Be not wise in thy own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
   8: It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
   9: Honor the LORD with thy substance, and with the first-fruits of all thy increase:
   10: So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
   11: My son, despise not the chastening of the LORD; neither be weary of his correction:
   12: For whom the LORD loveth he correcteth; even as a father the son [in whom] he delighteth.
   13: Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding.
   14: For the merchandise of it [is] better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain of it than fine gold.
   15: She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared to her.
   16: Length of days [is] in her right hand; [and] in her left hand riches and honor.
   17: Her ways [are] ways of pleasantness, and all her paths [are] peace.
   18: She [is] a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy [is every one] that retaineth her.
   19: The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
   20: By his knowledge the depths are broken up, and the clouds drop down the dew.
   21: My son, let not them depart from thy eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
   22: So shall they be life to thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
   23: Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble.
   24: When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: but thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
   25: Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
   26: For the LORD will be thy confidence, and will keep thy foot from being taken.
   27: Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do [it].
   28: Say not to thy neighbor, Go, and come again, and to-morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee.
   29: Devise not evil against thy neighbor, seeing he dwelleth securely by thee.
   30: Strive not with a man without cause, if he hath done thee no harm.
   31: Envy thou not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.
   32: For the froward [is] abomination to the LORD: but his secret [is] with the righteous.
   33: The curse of the LORD [is] in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.
   34: Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace to the lowly.
   35: The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

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