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

  • Blanche
    Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of the mouth ,I should oserve to do all that is written in them God will make me prosper and I will have good success.
  • Ross
    Yes wisdom is from God but we have to ask in faith fully confident that we have what we have asked for we cannot be double minded for every promise of GOD is yes and amen in CHRIST JESUS to him be glory for ever amen

  • Debora Newell
    This verse is powerful this has really made my thank u Jesus for another day to serve u more than I have God Bless AMEN.
  • MockingBird
    Wisdom of God is the principle thing : The wisdom of God is how to live my life : To also get understanding to know how to apply His wisdom to my life is even better I will be very happy !!!
  • Roger
    I believe that if you have the holy spirit within then you will have sound wisdom and discretion.
  • George Attah
    Because wisdom is a gift of the spirit so anyone who has it is a blessing.And getting wisdom also gives understanding ,Amen