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Proverbs 4:23 New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Keep your heart with all diligence,
For out of it spring the issues of life.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 4:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 Above all else, guard your heart,
    for everything you do flows from it.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 23:6-7 New King James Version (NKJV)

Do not eat the bread of a[a] miser,
Nor desire his delicacies;
For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.
“Eat and drink!” he says to you,
But his heart is not with you.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 23:6 Lit. one who has an evil eye
New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 23:6-7 New International Version (NIV)

Saying 9

Do not eat the food of a begrudging host,
    do not crave his delicacies;
for he is the kind of person
    who is always thinking about the cost.[a]
“Eat and drink,” he says to you,
    but his heart is not with you.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 23:7 Or for as he thinks within himself, / so he is; or for as he puts on a feast, / so he is
New International Version (NIV)

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