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Proverbs 3:1-2 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Trust the Lord

My son, don’t forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep my commands;
for they will bring you
many days, a full life,[a] and well-being.

Footnotes:

  1. 3:2 Lit days, years of life
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Proverbs 3:1-2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Admonition to Trust and Honor God

My child, do not forget my teaching,
    but let your heart keep my commandments;
for length of days and years of life
    and abundant welfare they will give you.

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Proverbs 9:7-9 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

The one who corrects a mocker
will bring abuse on himself;
the one who rebukes the wicked will get hurt.[a]
Don’t rebuke a mocker, or he will hate you;
rebuke the wise, and he will love you.
Instruct the wise, and he will be wiser still;
teach the righteous, and he will learn more.

Footnotes:

  1. 9:7 Lit man: his blemish
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Proverbs 9:7-9 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

General Maxims

Whoever corrects a scoffer wins abuse;
    whoever rebukes the wicked gets hurt.
A scoffer who is rebuked will only hate you;
    the wise, when rebuked, will love you.
Give instruction[a] to the wise, and they will become wiser still;
    teach the righteous and they will gain in learning.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 9:9 Heb lacks instruction
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 10:8 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

A wise heart accepts commands,
but foolish lips will be destroyed.

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Proverbs 10:8 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The wise of heart will heed commandments,
    but a babbling fool will come to ruin.

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Proverbs 12:15 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

15 A fool’s way is right in his own eyes,
but whoever listens to counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 12:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Fools think their own way is right,
    but the wise listen to advice.

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Proverbs 13:1 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 A wise son responds to his father’s discipline,
but a mocker doesn’t listen to rebuke.

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Proverbs 13:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 A wise child loves discipline,[a]
    but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 13:1 Cn: Heb A wise child the discipline of his father
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Proverbs 13:13 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 The one who has contempt for instruction will pay the penalty,
but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.

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Proverbs 13:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Those who despise the word bring destruction on themselves,
    but those who respect the commandment will be rewarded.

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Proverbs 15:31 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

31 One who[a] listens to life-giving rebukes
will be at home among the wise.

Footnotes:

  1. 15:31 Lit An ear that
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Proverbs 15:31 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

31 The ear that heeds wholesome admonition
    will lodge among the wise.

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Proverbs 17:10 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

10 A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person
more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

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Proverbs 17:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 A rebuke strikes deeper into a discerning person
    than a hundred blows into a fool.

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Proverbs 19:16 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

16 The one who keeps commands preserves himself;
one who disregards[a] his ways will die.

Footnotes:

  1. 19:16 Or despises, or treats lightly
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Proverbs 19:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 Those who keep the commandment will live;
    those who are heedless of their ways will die.

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Proverbs 19:20 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

20 Listen to counsel and receive instruction
so that you may be wise later in life.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 19:20 Lit in your end
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Proverbs 19:20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 Listen to advice and accept instruction,
    that you may gain wisdom for the future.

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Proverbs 19:25 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

25 Strike a mocker, and the inexperienced learn a lesson;
rebuke the discerning, and he gains knowledge.

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Proverbs 19:25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence;
    reprove the intelligent, and they will gain knowledge.

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Proverbs 19:27 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

27 If you stop listening to correction, my son,
you will stray from the words of knowledge.

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Proverbs 19:27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 Cease straying, my child, from the words of knowledge,
    in order that you may hear instruction.

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