Proverbs 4:26

“Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy wayes be established.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Watch the path of your feet And all your ways will be established.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Make level the path of thy feet, And let all thy ways be established.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Keep a watch on your behaviour; let all your ways be rightly ordered.
- Basic English Bible

Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be well-ordered.
- Darby Bible

Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.
- Webster's Bible

Make the path of your feet level. Let all of your ways be established.
- World English Bible

Ponder thou the path of thy feet, And all thy ways [are] established.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Make plain the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 4:26


4:26 Ponder - Consider thine actions before thou dost them, and see that they agree with the rule. And - Let thine actions be uniformly and constantly good in spite of all temptations.


Discussion for Proverbs 4:26

  • I like it because before I came to this it was already drop down in my spirit I liked the way it was brought out
  • Kehinde for verse 26
    Examine your choices, actions, decisions be sure they are the best for you at any particular point in time, make amends when and where necessary, be firm, assertive and consistent in that which is right and honourable at all times.
  • Lois V Harrison for verse 26
    I found this 'Proverb' in an old book - The Birthday Book Of Scripture, for April 14. I take its meaning as a past tense, asking us to examine our actions - cause - for understanding effect. An inventory of a path travelled. It has resonated a profound message to my writing, a memoir inspired by my late daughter, Lesley, born on April 14. Her life's purpose established at birth, that we (I) would find meaning in her path up to her death, and after. How do I understand? Maybe I won't, but I must nonetheless ponder, examine to let all her ways be established, marked. If one takes its meaning in purely present tense it negates purpose for self examination, (responsibility?) - a path travelled. Examining actions taken - history, can enlighten. Enlightenment impacts present and future. My little book attributes authorship to:
    1 Cor. xvi 14.
  • HARRY ALLISON for verse 26
    quicksand or ROCK.(NO BRAINER)WINDS will come .WHICH can i stand firm upon?I PONDER THE ROCK.MATT.6;33.MATT.7;24-27.

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