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Proverbs 4:20-21 World English Bible (WEB)

20 My son, attend to my words.
    Turn your ear to my sayings.
21 Let them not depart from your eyes.
    Keep them in the center of your heart.

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Proverbs 4:20-21 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

20 My son, give attention to my words;
Incline your ear to my sayings.
21 Do not let them depart from your sight;
Keep them in the midst of your heart.

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Proverbs 4:23 World English Bible (WEB)

23 Keep your heart with all diligence,
    for out of it is the wellspring of life.

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Proverbs 4:23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

23 Watch over your heart with all diligence,
For from it flow the springs of life.

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Proverbs 10:20 World English Bible (WEB)

20 The tongue of the righteous is like choice silver.
    The heart of the wicked is of little worth.

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Proverbs 10:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

20 The tongue of the righteous is as choice silver,
The heart of the wicked is worth little.

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Proverbs 12:20 World English Bible (WEB)

20 Deceit is in the heart of those who plot evil,
    but joy comes to the promoters of peace.

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Proverbs 12:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

20 Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil,
But counselors of peace have joy.

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Proverbs 15:13 World English Bible (WEB)

13 A glad heart makes a cheerful face;
    but an aching heart breaks the spirit.

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Proverbs 15:13 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

13 A joyful heart makes a [a]cheerful face,
But [b]when the heart is sad, the spirit is broken.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 15:13 Lit good
  2. Proverbs 15:13 Lit in sadness of heart
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Proverbs 15:15 World English Bible (WEB)

15 All the days of the afflicted are wretched,
    but one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast.

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Proverbs 15:15 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

15 All the days of the afflicted are bad,
But a [a]cheerful heart has a continual feast.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 15:15 Lit good
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Proverbs 15:30 World English Bible (WEB)

30 The light of the eyes rejoices the heart.
    Good news gives health to the bones.

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Proverbs 15:30 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

30 [a]Bright eyes gladden the heart;
Good news puts fat on the bones.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 15:30 Lit The light of the eyes gladdens
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Proverbs 16:1-2 World English Bible (WEB)

16 The plans of the heart belong to man,
    but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes;
    but Yahweh weighs the motives.

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Proverbs 16:1-2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

16 The plans of the heart belong to man,
But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.
All the ways of a man are clean in his own sight,
But the Lord weighs the [a]motives.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:2 Lit spirits
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Proverbs 16:5 World English Bible (WEB)

Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to Yahweh:
    they shall certainly not be unpunished.

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Proverbs 16:5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Everyone who is proud in heart is an abomination to the Lord;
Assuredly, he will not be unpunished.

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Proverbs 16:21-23 World English Bible (WEB)

21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent.
    Pleasantness of the lips promotes instruction.
22 Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it,
    but the punishment of fools is their folly.
23 The heart of the wise instructs his mouth,
    and adds learning to his lips.

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Proverbs 16:21-23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

21 The wise in heart will be called understanding,
And sweetness of [a]speech increases [b]persuasiveness.
22 Understanding is a fountain of life to one who has it,
But the discipline of fools is folly.
23 The heart of the wise instructs his mouth
And adds [c]persuasiveness to his lips.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:21 Lit lips
  2. Proverbs 16:21 Or learning
  3. Proverbs 16:23 Or learning
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Proverbs 17:3 World English Bible (WEB)

The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold,
    but Yahweh tests the hearts.

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Proverbs 17:3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold,
But the Lord tests hearts.

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Proverbs 17:22 World English Bible (WEB)

22 A cheerful heart makes good medicine,
    but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

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Proverbs 17:22 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

22 A joyful heart [a]is good medicine,
But a broken spirit dries up the bones.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 17:22 Lit causes good healing
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