Proverbs 4:13

“Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take fast hold of instruction, let her not goe; keepe her, for she is thy life.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Take hold of instruction; do not let go. Guard her, for she is your life.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: Keep her; for she is thy life.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take learning in your hands, do not let her go: keep her, for she is your life.
- Basic English Bible

Take fast hold of instruction, let [her] not go: keep her, for she is thy life.
- Darby Bible

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
- Webster's Bible

Take firm hold of instruction. Don't let her go. Keep her, for she is your life.
- World English Bible

Lay hold on instruction, do not desist, Keep her, for she [is] thy life.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Take fast hold of instruction, let her not go; keep her, for she is thy life.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Stephen



    Deberá Denise Dunlap , "You do err concerning the Scriptures" as Jesus told the Sadducees. What you have written, if not in ignorance, is blasphemous. Please read God's word and know that the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead and is masculine.


    Deberá Denise Dunlap
  • A disciple
    Here comes another one! It is amazing to me how without fear of God so many people are! THE HOLY GHOST IS REFERRED TO BY THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AS "HE" AND "HIM." The female was created for the male, for things pertaining to THIS WORLD. The woman was beguiled by the serpent because she was allured by the evil thoughts of slander, blaspheme and envying, as if she was owed it of God!
  • Deberá Denise Dunlap
    The Holy Spirit is thy Spiritual Mother, Ruach HaKodesh, The Spirit of Wisdom and Truth, The feminine essence of YHWH. Knowledge without wisdom and truth means nothing. Selah
  • BSP
    Verse 18: The understanding and path of the righteous one is made brighter over time. God progressively makes the path clearer and brighter to his righteous ones.
  • Deacon shenberger
    this is really great to live by
  • Steve morrow
    *****PROVERBS 4:19 THE WAY OF THE WICKED IS AS DARKNESS THEY KNOW NOT AT WHAT THEY STUMBLE*****PROVERBS 16:25 THERE IS A WAY THAT SEEMETH RIGHT UNTO A MAN BUT THE END THEREOF ARE THE WAYS OF DEATH 1 CORINTHIANS 1:10 NOW I BESEECH YOU BRETHREN BY THE NAME OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST THAT YOU ALL SPEAK THE SAME THING AND THAT THERE BE NO DIVISONS AMONG YOU BUT THAT YOU BE PERFECTLY JOINED TOGETHER.....

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