Proverbs 3:7

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 3:7

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

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 3:7

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:7


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.

3:8 Navel - To thy body, which is signified by one part of it. Marrow - Which is the nourishment and strength of the bones.

3:9 Substance - Lay out thy estate not to please thyself, but to glorify God. First - fruits - Or, with the chief or best; which answers to the first - fruits under the law.


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