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

  • 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....

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