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Proverbs 3:11-12 English Standard Version (ESV)

11 My son, do not despise the Lord's discipline
    or be weary of his reproof,
12 for the Lord reproves him whom he loves,
    as a father the son in whom he delights.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 3:11-12 New International Version (NIV)

11 My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline,
    and do not resent his rebuke,
12 because the Lord disciplines those he loves,
    as a father the son he delights in.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 3:12 Hebrew; Septuagint loves, / and he chastens everyone he accepts as his child
New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 7:4 English Standard Version (ESV)

Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,”
    and call insight your intimate friend,

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Proverbs 7:4 New International Version (NIV)

Say to wisdom, “You are my sister,”
    and to insight, “You are my relative.”

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Proverbs 8:17 English Standard Version (ESV)

17 I love those who love me,
    and those who seek me diligently find me.

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Proverbs 8:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 I love those who love me,
    and those who seek me find me.

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Proverbs 8:21 English Standard Version (ESV)

21 granting an inheritance to those who love me,
    and filling their treasuries.

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Proverbs 8:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 bestowing a rich inheritance on those who love me
    and making their treasuries full.

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Proverbs 9:8 English Standard Version (ESV)

Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you;
    reprove a wise man, and he will love you.

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Proverbs 9:8 New International Version (NIV)

Do not rebuke mockers or they will hate you;
    rebuke the wise and they will love you.

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Proverbs 10:12 English Standard Version (ESV)

12 Hatred stirs up strife,
    but love covers all offenses.

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Proverbs 10:12 New International Version (NIV)

12 Hatred stirs up conflict,
    but love covers over all wrongs.

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Proverbs 13:24 English Standard Version (ESV)

24 Whoever spares the rod hates his son,
    but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 13:24 Or who loves him disciplines him early
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Proverbs 13:24 New International Version (NIV)

24 Whoever spares the rod hates their children,
    but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.

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Proverbs 14:22 English Standard Version (ESV)

22 Do they not go astray who devise evil?
    Those who devise good meet[a] steadfast love and faithfulness.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 14:22 Or show
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 14:22 New International Version (NIV)

22 Do not those who plot evil go astray?
    But those who plan what is good find[a] love and faithfulness.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 14:22 Or show
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Proverbs 15:9 English Standard Version (ESV)

The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,
    but he loves him who pursues righteousness.

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Proverbs 15:9 New International Version (NIV)

The Lord detests the way of the wicked,
    but he loves those who pursue righteousness.

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Proverbs 15:17 English Standard Version (ESV)

17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is
    than a fattened ox and hatred with it.

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Proverbs 15:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love
    than a fattened calf with hatred.

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Proverbs 16:6 English Standard Version (ESV)

By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for,
    and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.

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Proverbs 16:6 New International Version (NIV)

Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for;
    through the fear of the Lord evil is avoided.

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Proverbs 17:9 English Standard Version (ESV)

Whoever covers an offense seeks love,
    but he who repeats a matter separates close friends.

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Proverbs 17:9 New International Version (NIV)

Whoever would foster love covers over an offense,
    but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.

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