New International Version
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.
King James Bible
For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Darby Bible Translation
for length of days, and years of life, and peace shall they add to thee.
World English Bible
for length of days, and years of life, and peace, will they add to you.
Young's Literal Translation
For length of days and years, Life and peace they do add to thee.
Proverbs 3:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For length of days - Three eminent blessings are promised here:
1. ארך ימים orech yamim, long days;
2. שנות חיים shenoth chaiyim, years of lives;
3. שלום shalom, prosperity; i.e. health, long life, and abundance.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMarch 6. "Lean not unto Thine Own Understanding" (Prov. Iii. 5).
"Lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. iii. 5). Faith is hindered by reliance upon human wisdom, whether our own or the wisdom of others. The devil's first bait to Eve was an offer of wisdom, and for this she sold her faith. "Ye shall be as gods," he said, "knowing good and evil," and from the hour she began to know she ceased to trust. It was the spies that lost the Land of Promise to Israel of old. It was their foolish proposition to search out the land, and find out by investigation whether …
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The Tenth Commandment
so that your days and the days of your children may be many in the land the LORD swore to give your ancestors, as many as the days that the heavens are above the earth.
1 Kings 3:14
And if you walk in obedience to me and keep my decrees and commands as David your father did, I will give you a long life."
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation."
Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.
Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.
For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.
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