Proverbs 4:5 {6}
Good News Translation
Get wisdom and insight! Do not forget or ignore what I say.

New Revised Standard Version
Get wisdom; get insight: do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

Contemporary English Version
Be wise and learn good sense; remember my teachings and do what I say.

New American Bible
Get wisdom, get understanding! Do not forget or turn aside from the words of my mouth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee.

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Proverbs 1:22,23 Turn ye at my reproof: behold I will utter my spirit to you, and will shew you my words. . . .

Proverbs 2:2-4 For if thou shalt call for wisdom, and incline thy heart to prudence: . . .

Proverbs 3:13-18 The purchasing thereof is better than the merchandise of silver, and her fruit than the chief and purest gold: . . .

Proverbs 8:5 Hear, for I will speak of great things: and my lips shall be opened to preach right things.

Proverbs 17:16 What doth it avail a fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom? He that maketh his house high, seeketh a downfall: and he that refuseth to learn, shall fall into evils.

Proverbs 18:1 He that hath a mind to depart from a friend, seeketh occasions: he shall ever be subject to reproach.

Proverbs 19:8 But he that possesseth a mind, loveth his own soul, and he that keepeth prudence, shall find good things.

Proverbs 23:23 Buy truth, and do not sell wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.


2 Chronicles 34:2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the ways of David his father: he declined not, neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

Job 23:11 My foot hath followed his steps, I have kept his way, and have not declined from it.

Psalm 44:18 All these things have come upon us, yet we have not forgotten thee: and we have not done wickedly in thy covenant.

Psalm 119:51,157 The proud did iniquitously altogether: but I declined not from thy law. . . .

A Father's Instruction
4Get wisdom, get prudence: forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth. 5Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee: love her, and she shall preserve thee.6The beginning of wisdom, get wisdom, and with all thy possession purchase prudence.…
Cross References
Proverbs 3:1
For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace.

Proverbs 4:7
Take hold on her, and she shall exalt thee: thou shalt be glorified by her, when thou shalt embrace her.

Proverbs 16:16
Get wisdom, because it is better than gold: and purchase prudence, for it is more precious than silver.

Proverbs 4:4
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