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Proverbs 4

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

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