Proverbs 3:7

“Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Be not wise in thine owne eyes: feare the Lord, and depart from euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Be not wise in thine own eyes; Fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:
- Basic English Bible

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:
- Darby Bible

Be not wise in thy own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
- Webster's Bible

Don't be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.
- World English Bible

Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear the LORD, and depart from evil;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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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

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