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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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