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Proverbs Chapter 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 teaching.
-, ; , . 3 For I was a son unto my father, tender and an only one in the sight of my mother.
-- , - ; ‍ . 4 And he taught me, and said unto me: 'Let thy heart hold fast my words, keep my commandments, and live;
, ; - -, -. 5 Get wisdom, get understanding; forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
- ; . 6 Forsake her not, and she will preserve thee; love her, and she will keep thee.
, ; -, . 7 The beginning of wisdom is: Get wisdom; yea, with all thy getting get understanding.
; , . 8 Extol her, and she will exalt thee; she will bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.
, -; . 9 She will give to thy head a chaplet of grace; a crown of glory will she bestow on 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 paths of uprightness.
, - ; -, . 12 When thou goest, thy step shall not be straitened; and if 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 walk not in the way of evil men.
--; . 15 Avoid it, pass not by it; turn from it, and pass on.
, - ; , - (). 16 For they sleep not, except they have done evil; 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 righteous is as the light of dawn, 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. {P}
, ; , -. 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 thy heart.
- , ; - . 22 For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.
-, : -, . 23 Above all that thou guardest keep thy heart; 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 Make plain 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. {P}

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