Proverbs 3:5

“Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and leaue not vnto thine owne vnderstanding.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Trust in Jehovah with all thy heart, And lean not upon thine own understanding:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put all your hope in God, not looking to your reason for support.
- Basic English Bible

Confide in Jehovah with all thy heart, and lean not unto thine own intelligence;
- Darby Bible

Trust in the LORD with all thy heart; and lean not to thy own understanding.
- Webster's Bible

Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, and don't lean on your own understanding.
- World English Bible

Trust unto Jehovah with all thy heart, And unto thine own understanding lean not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Trust in the LORD with all thy heart, and lean not upon thine own understanding.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:5


3:5 Trust - Wholly rely upon God's promises and providences. Lean not - Under this one kind of carnal confidence, he understands all other confidence in bodily strength, wealth, or friends.


Discussion for Proverbs 3

  • IRENE123
    TO GERALDINE - AMEN!
  • GeraldineCole
    Praise The Lord Jesus for his instructions to us now all we have to do is follow them .and enjoy the fruits of our labor its a gift from God u know life is really what u make it. be it good or bad we cannot blame Jesus for he has never directed us the wrong way our flesh and the devil leaves us the wrong way .we need to live in the the world not be of the world this is not our home .heaven is
  • Chuks
    This is really awesome. Wisdom is profitable to direct. Since the heavens and earth were created through the Wisdom of God, by extension, man cannot do anything profiting without the Wisdom of God, which is first of all pure.
  • Sherry johnson
    Chapter three of proverbs is astounding......the key to any success , is God's wisdom. This wisdom for us is connected to our willingness to obey him. To love his instruction over all things. In obedience to his word , will bring healing wealth, success in all areas of our existence.
  • R.L.Jackson
    Shame or glory your choice most would choose glory but shame has touch us all how do you avoid this nasty feeling you let go of your emotions and walk with Christ how to walk with Christ you sit and listen then you do what he said to you in the day and the Light will remain.
  • Carlos Morrison
    My mother has always said that proverbs provides instructions for the young in particularly ....And I agree....