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Proverbs 4:1 ←
Give ear, my sons, to the teaching of a father; give attention so that you may have knowledge:
Proverbs 4:2 ←
For I give you good teaching; do not give up the knowledge you are getting from me.
Proverbs 4:3 ←
For I was a son to my father, a gentle and an only one to my mother.
Proverbs 4:4 ←
And he gave me teaching, saying to me, Keep my words in your heart; keep my rules so that you may have life:
Proverbs 4:5 ←
Get wisdom, get true knowledge; keep it in memory, do not be turned away from the words of my mouth.
Proverbs 4:6 ←
Do not give her up, and she will keep you; give her your love, and she will make you safe.
Proverbs 4:7 ←
The first sign of wisdom is to get wisdom; go, give all you have to get true knowledge.
Proverbs 4:8 ←
Put her in a high place, and you will be lifted up by her; she will give you honour, when you give her your love.
Proverbs 4:9 ←
She will put a crown of grace on your head, giving you a head-dress of glory.
Proverbs 4:10 ←
Give ear, O my son, and let your heart be open to my sayings; and long life will be yours.
Proverbs 4:11 ←
I have given you teaching in the way of wisdom, guiding your steps in the straight way.
Proverbs 4:12 ←
When you go, your way will not be narrow, and in running you will not have a fall.
Proverbs 4:13 ←
Take learning in your hands, do not let her go: keep her, for she is your life.
Proverbs 4:14 ←
Do not go in the road of sinners, or be walking in the way of evil men.
Proverbs 4:15 ←
Keep far from it, do not go near; be turned from it, and go on your way.
Proverbs 4:16 ←
For they take no rest till they have done evil; their sleep is taken away if they have not been the cause of someone's fall.
Proverbs 4:17 ←
The bread of evil-doing is their food, the wine of violent acts their drink.
Proverbs 4:18 ←
But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.
Proverbs 4:19 ←
The way of sinners is dark; they see not the cause of their fall.
Proverbs 4:20 ←
My son, give attention to my words; let your ear be turned to my sayings.
Proverbs 4:21 ←
Let them not go from your eyes; keep them deep in your heart.
Proverbs 4:22 ←
For they are life to him who gets them, and strength to all his flesh.
Proverbs 4:23 ←
And keep watch over your heart with all care; so you will have life.
Proverbs 4:24 ←
Put away from you an evil tongue, and let false lips be far from you.
Proverbs 4:25 ←
Keep your eyes on what is in front of you, looking straight before you.
Proverbs 4:26 ←
Keep a watch on your behaviour; let all your ways be rightly ordered.
Proverbs 4:27 ←
Let there be no turning to the right or to the left, keep your feet from evil.