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 3:5

  • I'm dealing with something and I have faith that God will see me through and answer my prayers I love this verse it has helped me in so many ways!!!!
  • Christine for verse 5
    He knows are need before we ask he cares for The ones that trust Him
  • MockingBird for verse 5
    I will Trust in the Lord with all my heart : This is a heart thing not a mind thing : The mind is enmity with God : so therefore whatever I may think is right in my own eyes is not right in God 's eyes. He has a better plan mapped out for me : So I go to His word and in prayer I will get myself lined up with Him and will be getting out of or in to what and where I am to be. I have to go up to be able to get out. The way of the natural world is down : down : Praise God for His Wonderful salvation.
  • I've been going through a lot lately and I read this today my spirit uplifted I have faith in the Lord. I believe He can guide me all of us through the right path.
  • Ira Cox for verse 5
    I needed this thought this morning! We can get caught in our world of worry when all we can do it to be prepared to accept the change that 's coming our we and trust that it will be good.
  • faith is the confidence that it 's already done! faith in God pleases him! makes God happy , by faith we declare the challenges overcomed, the failures end in passes, the impossibles made possible and it brings the inner joy and peace of mind. I passed in a difficult situation, by grace and mercies, prayer and the scriptures lifted my faith, i stand trusting God all that i declare in prayer in line with God s will all declaration will come to pass ....Mark 11:23, ......mountains obey a command of faith, a command with belief that what has been said shall come to pass.