|New International Version (© 2011)|
Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.
King James Bible
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.
American Standard Version
Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: Keep her; for she is thy life.
Young's Literal Translation
Lay hold on instruction, do not desist, Keep her, for she is thy life.
Proverbs 4:13 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take fast hold - החזק hachazek, seize it strongly, and keep the hold; and do this as for life. Learn all thou canst, retain what thou hast learnt, and keep the reason continually in view - it is for thy life.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Proverbs 3:18 She is a tree of life to them that lay hold on her: and happy is every one that retains her.
Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
Acts 2:42 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
Acts 11:23 Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all...
1 Thessalonians 5:21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.
Hebrews 2:1 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.
Revelation 2:13 I know your works, and where you dwell, even where Satan's seat is: and you hold fast my name, and have not denied my faith...
Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death.
Genesis 32:26 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me.
Songs 3:4 It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul loves: I held him, and would not let him go...
Luke 24:27-29 And beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he expounded to them in all the scriptures the things concerning himself...
John 4:34-42 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work...
Proverbs 3:22 So shall they be life to your soul, and grace to your neck.
Deuteronomy 32:47 For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing you shall prolong your days in the land...
Ecclesiastes 7:12 For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom gives life to them that have it.
John 6:68 Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? you have the words of eternal life.
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John 6:63 The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you--they are full of the Spirit and life.
Proverbs 3:18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her; those who hold her fast will be blessed.
Proverbs 3:22 they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck.
Song 3:4 Scarcely had I passed them when I found the one my heart loves. I held him and would not let him go till I had brought him to my mother's house, to the room of the one who conceived me.