Proverbs 3:8

“It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

It shalbe health to thy nauill, and marrow to thy bones.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

It will be healing to your body And refreshment to your bones.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

It will be health to thy navel, And marrow to thy bones.
- American Standard Version (1901)

This will give strength to your flesh, and new life to your bones.
- Basic English Bible

it shall be health for thy navel, and moisture for thy bones.
- Darby Bible

It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
- Webster's Bible

It will be health to your body, and nourishment to your bones.
- World English Bible

Healing it is to thy navel, And moistening to thy bones.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 3:8


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


Discussion for Proverbs 3

  • BSP
    Verse 27: We don't want to hold back doing good in any way when it is within our power to do so.
  • Lu2677
    Heeding His word is liberating; peace and joy comes with obeying his commands. v.5"Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding." Folks, this is not a suggestion from the Creator, it is a command!
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs 3:1-7,11-12. This chapter is similar to the concept of Psalms 91. When we learn his commandments and do them, we are set free. I am awe struck; so, to answer the question about being frustrated with Psalms 91, no I'm not! Amen.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 3:5 TRUST IN THE LORD WITH ALL THINE HEART AND LEAN NOT UNTO THINE OWN UNDERSTANDING 3:6 BE NOT WISE IN THINE OWN EYES FEAR THE LORD AND DEPART FROM EVIL ******JOHN 15:14 YOU ARE MY FRIENDS --- IF --- YOU DO WHATSOEVER I COMMAND YOU
  • Kenneth
    Proverbs 3 in is the basic outline on how to live life in every area and be in favor with God.
  • Lit santor
    Chapter 3:5 the first fruit of thy income believe in here , you will have the abundant blessing because HE promise that
    And thru your faith share it to readers I help from our Lord,a blessing that continue thru all the years as well as to your
    Children and most of all to those who trust and obey

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