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

  • Festus
    The more You eat the book of life,which is the bible Daily ,the more You Get understanding and the Wisdom of God.
  • LILIAN ROTIMI
    Trusting God completely even when we do not know how its going to happen. He that created the heavens and the earth is able to make every thing right in our lives If we can totally depend on Him.
  • Rebecca Martinez-Smith
    My Abba PAPA has chosen this scripture on my day of miracles on this MAY 11, 2016, Wednesday, as ABBA has predestined me since before the foundations of the world. AMEIN! HALL-EL-U-YAH! I GIVE ABBA HONOR, PRAISE
  • Charlie
    Solomon breaks down a simple conclusion of understanding ,wisdom and knowledge of GOD and all we have to do is take the time to read . The LORD made it simple for a great daily reading and even though I have a tenth grade education , All we have to do is read and GOD reveals his word .
  • IRENE123
    TO GERALDINE - AMEN!
  • 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.