Proverbs 3:21
Parallel Verses
New International Version
My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out of your sight, preserve sound judgment and discretion;

New Living Translation
My child, don't lose sight of common sense and discernment. Hang on to them,

English Standard Version
My son, do not lose sight of these— keep sound wisdom and discretion,

New American Standard Bible
My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

King James Bible
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Maintain your competence and discretion. My son, don't lose sight of them.

International Standard Version
My son, do not let wisdom leave your sight. Carefully observe sound judgment and discernment,

NET Bible
My child, do not let them escape from your sight; safeguard sound wisdom and discretion.

New Heart English Bible
My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My son, let not your eyes depart from keeping my teaching and my counsels.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My son, do not lose sight of these things. Use priceless wisdom and foresight.

JPS Tanakh 1917
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion;

New American Standard 1977
My son, let them not depart from your sight;
            Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Jubilee Bible 2000
My son, do not let them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion,

King James 2000 Bible
My son, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

American King James Version
My son, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

American Standard Version
My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, let not these things depart from thy eyes: keep the law and counsel:

Darby Bible Translation
My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion:

English Revised Version
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion;

Webster's Bible Translation
My son, let not them depart from thy eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

World English Bible
My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Young's Literal Translation
My son! let them not turn from thine eyes, Keep thou wisdom and thoughtfulness,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
3:21-26 Let us not suffer Christ's words to depart from us, but keep sound wisdom and discretion; then shall we walk safely in his ways. The natural life, and all that belongs to it, shall be under the protection of God's providence; the spiritual life, and all its interests, under the protection of his grace, so that we shall be kept from falling into sin or trouble.
Study Bible
Blessed is He who Finds Wisdom
20By His knowledge the deeps were broken up And the skies drip with dew. 21My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion, 22So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.…
Cross References
Hebrews 2:1
We must pay closer attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away.

Proverbs 1:4
To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion,

Proverbs 4:21
Do not let them depart from your sight; Keep them in the midst of your heart.

Proverbs 5:2
That you may observe discretion And your lips may reserve knowledge.

Proverbs 8:14
"Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine.

Proverbs 18:1
He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.
Treasury of Scripture

My son, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

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Proverbs 3:1-3 My son, forget not my law; but let your heart keep my commandments…

Deuteronomy 4:9 Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you …

Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words, which I command you this day, shall be in your heart…

Joshua 1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you …

John 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If you continue …

John 15:6,7 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; …

Hebrews 2:1-3 Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which …

1 John 2:24,27 Let that therefore abide in you, which you have heard from the beginning…

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Proverbs 2:7 He lays up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them …

Deuteronomy 32:46,47 And he said to them, Set your hearts to all the words which I testify …

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