Proverbs 2:20
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New International Version
Thus you will walk in the ways of the good and keep to the paths of the righteous.

King James Bible
That thou mayest walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Darby Bible Translation
that thou mayest walk in the way of the good, And keep the paths of the righteous.

World English Bible
that you may walk in the way of good men, and keep the paths of the righteous.

Young's Literal Translation
That thou dost go in the way of the good, And the paths of the righteous dost keep.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That thou mayest mark - Therefore thou shalt walk.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 13:20 He that walks with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Psalm 119:63,115 I am a companion of all them that fear you, and of them that keep your precepts...

Songs 1:7,8 Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you feed, where you make your flock to rest at noon...

Jeremiah 6:16 Thus said the LORD, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein...

Hebrews 6:12 That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

3 John 1:11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which is good. He that does good is of God: but he that does evil has not seen God.

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The Beginning and End of Wisdom
PROVERBS ii. 2, 3, 5. If thou incline thine ear to wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after wisdom, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. We shall see something curious in the last of these verses, when we compare it with one in the chapter before. The chapter before says, that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. That if we wish to be wise at all, we must BEGIN by
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God

Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Hebrews 6:12
We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.

Proverbs 4:18
The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.

Proverbs 13:20
Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm.

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