Guidance for the Young

My son, do not forget my law,
(A)But let your heart keep my commands;
For length of days and long life
And (B)peace they will add to you.

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The Rewards of Wisdom

My son, (A)do not forget my [a]teaching,
But have your heart (B)comply with my commandments;
For (C)length of days and years of life
And peace they will add to you.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 3:1 Or law

The Rewards of Wisdom

My son, do not forget my [a]teaching,
But let your heart keep my commandments;

For length of days and years of life [worth living]
And tranquility and prosperity [the wholeness of life’s blessings] they will add to you.

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  1. Proverbs 3:1 Or law.

Wisdom Bestows Well-Being

My son,(A) do not forget my teaching,(B)
    but keep my commands in your heart,
for they will prolong your life many years(C)
    and bring you peace and prosperity.(D)

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My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:

For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

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16 With [a]long life I will satisfy him,
And show him My salvation.”

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  1. Psalm 91:16 Lit. length of days

16 I will satisfy him with [a]a (A)long life,
And [b](B)show him My salvation.”

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  1. Psalm 91:16 Lit length of days
  2. Psalm 91:16 Or cause him to feast his eyes on

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“With a long life I will satisfy him
And I will let him see My salvation.”

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16 With long life(A) I will satisfy him
    and show him my salvation.(B)

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16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

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