Proverbs 3:13
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New International Version
Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding,

King James Bible
Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.

World English Bible
Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.

Young's Literal Translation
O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.

Proverbs 3:13 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Happy is the man that findeth wisdom - This refers to the advice given in Proverbs 2:4 (note); where see the note.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Proverbs 4:5-9 Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth...

Proverbs 8:32-35 Now therefore listen to me, O you children: for blessed are they that keep my ways...

1 Kings 10:1-9,23,24 And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions...

Ecclesiastes 9:15-18 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man...

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Proverbs 2:4 If you seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;

Proverbs 18:1 Through desire a man, having separated himself, seeks and intermeddles with all wisdom.

Library
March 6. "Lean not unto Thine Own Understanding" (Prov. Iii. 5).
"Lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. iii. 5). Faith is hindered by reliance upon human wisdom, whether our own or the wisdom of others. The devil's first bait to Eve was an offer of wisdom, and for this she sold her faith. "Ye shall be as gods," he said, "knowing good and evil," and from the hour she began to know she ceased to trust. It was the spies that lost the Land of Promise to Israel of old. It was their foolish proposition to search out the land, and find out by investigation whether
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

October the Twenty-Eighth Pleasantness and Peace
"Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace." --PROVERBS iii. 13-26. In the ways of the Lord I shall have feasts of "pleasantness." But not always at the beginning of the ways. Sometimes my faith is called upon to take a very unattractive road, and nothing welcomes me of fascination and delight. But here is a law of the spiritual life. The exercised faith intensifies my spiritual senses, and hidden things become manifest to my soul--hidden beauties, hidden sounds, hidden scents!
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Tenth Commandment
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.' Exod 20: 17. THIS commandment forbids covetousness in general, Thou shalt not covet;' and in particular, Thy neighbour's house, thy neighbour's wife, &c. I. It forbids covetousness in general. Thou shalt not covet.' It is lawful to use the world, yea, and to desire so much of it as may keep us from the temptation
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Job 28:15
It cannot be bought with the finest gold, nor can its price be weighed out in silver.

Proverbs 8:9
To the discerning all of them are right; they are upright to those who have found knowledge.

Proverbs 8:32
"Now then, my children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways.

Proverbs 8:34
Blessed are those who listen to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway.

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