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My child, hold on to your wisdom and insight. Never let them get away from you.
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And there shall be life to thy soul, and grace to thy mouth.
Proverbs 3:1-3 For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace. . . .
Deuteronomy 4:9 Keep thyself therefore, and thy soul carefully. Forget not the words that thy eyes have seen, and let them not go out of thy heart all the days of thy life. Thou shalt teach them to thy sons and to thy grandsons,
Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart: . . .
Joshua 1:8 Let not the book of this law depart from thy mouth: but thou shalt meditate on it day and night, that thou mayst observe and do all things that are written in it: then shalt thou direct thy way, and understand it.
John 8:31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed him: If you continue in my word, you shall be my disciples indeed.
John 15:6,7 If any one abide not in me, he shall be cast forth as a branch and shall wither: and they shall gather him up and cast him into the fire: and he burneth. . . .
Hebrews 2:1-3 Therefore ought we more diligently to observe the things which we have heard lest perhaps we should let them slip. . . .
1 John 2:24,27 As for you, let that which you have heard from the beginning abide in you. If that abide in you, which you have heard from the beginning, you also shall abide in the Son and in the Father. . . .
Proverbs 2:7 Keeping the paths of justice, and guarding the ways of saints.
Deuteronomy 32:46,47 And he said to them: Set your hearts on all the words, which I testify to you this day: which you shall command your children to observe and to do, and to fulfil all that is written in this law: . . .
ContextThe Blessings of Wisdom
…20My son, let not these things depart from thy eyes: keep the law and counsel: 21And there shall be life to thy soul, and grace to thy mouth.22Then shalt thou walk confidently in thy way, and thy foot shall not stumble:…
Therefore ought we more diligently to observe the things which we have heard lest perhaps we should let them slip.
A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth shall possess governments.
For they are life to those that find them, and health to all flesh.
For the lips of a harlot are like a honeycomb dropping, and her throat is smoother than oil.
By me kings reign, and lawgivers decree just things.
He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.
Additional TranslationsMy son, do not lose sight of this: Preserve sound judgment and discernment.My son, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion:
My son, let them not pass from thee, but keep my counsel and understanding:
My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion:
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion;
My son, let not them depart from thy eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:
My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:
My son! let them not turn from thine eyes, Keep thou wisdom and thoughtfulness,
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