Proverbs Chapter 4: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Proverb Commentaries

Chapter 4

1.Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. Proverbs 4:1
2.For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. Proverbs 4:2
 3.For I was my father's son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. Proverbs 4:3
4.He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live. Proverbs 4:4
5.Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. Proverbs 4:5
6.Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee. Proverbs 4:6
7.Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Proverbs 4:7
8.Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her. Proverbs 4:8
9.She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown of glory shall she deliver to thee. Proverbs 4:9
10.Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many. Proverbs 4:10
11.I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths. Proverbs 4:11
12.When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou runnest, thou shalt not stumble. Proverbs 4:12
13.Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life. Proverbs 4:13
14.Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men. Proverbs 4:14
15.Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away. Proverbs 4:15
16.For they sleep not, except they have done mischief; and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. Proverbs 4:16
17.For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Proverbs 4:17
18.But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. Proverbs 4:18
19.The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble. Proverbs 4:19
20.My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Proverbs 4:20
21.Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. Proverbs 4:21
22.For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh. Proverbs 4:22
23.Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Proverbs 4:23
24.Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Proverbs 4:24
25.Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Proverbs 4:25
26.Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. Proverbs 4:26
27.Turn not to the right hand nor to the left: remove thy foot from evil. Proverbs 4:27