New Living Translation
Wisdom is a tree of life to those who embrace her; happy are those who hold her tightly.
King James Bible
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her.
Darby Bible Translation
She is a tree of life to them that lay hold upon her; and happy is he that retaineth her.
World English Bible
She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her. Happy is everyone who retains her.
Young's Literal Translation
A tree of life she is to those laying hold on her, And whoso is retaining her is happy.
Proverbs 3:18 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:18 A tree - A pledge of everlasting life. He alludes to the tree of life, and intimates, that this is the only restorer of that life which we have lost by sin.
LibraryLet Then the Saints Hear from Holy Scripture the Precepts of Patience...
11. Let then the Saints hear from holy Scripture the precepts of patience: "My son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand thou in righteousness and fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation: bring thine heart low, and bear up; that in the last end thy life may increase. All that shall come upon thee receive thou, and in pain bear up, and in thy humility have patience. For in the fire gold and silver is proved, but acceptable men in the furnace  of humiliation."  And in another …
St. Augustine—On Patience
Christ Teaching Liberality
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
"Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches. To everyone who is victorious I will give fruit from the tree of life in the paradise of God.
The LORD God made all sorts of trees grow up from the ground--trees that were beautiful and that produced delicious fruit. In the middle of the garden he placed the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Take hold of my instructions; don't let them go. Guard them, for they are the key to life.
Joyful are those who listen to me, watching for me daily at my gates, waiting for me outside my home!
The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life; a wise person wins friends.
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life.
Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
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