Proverbs 3:7 {8}
Good News Translation
Never let yourself think that you are wiser than you are; simply obey the LORD and refuse to do wrong.

Contemporary English Version
Don't ever think that you are wise enough, but respect the LORD and stay away from evil.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it shall be health to thy navel, and moistening to thy bones.

New American Bible
Do not be wise in your own eyes, fear the LORD and turn away from evil;

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For it shall be health to thy navel, and moistening to thy bones.

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Proverbs 26:12 Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him.

Isaiah 5:21 Woe to you that are wise in your own eyes, and prudent in your own conceits.

Romans 11:25 For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in.

Romans 12:16 Being of one mind one towards another. Not minding high things, but consenting to the humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.

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Proverbs 14:27 The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to decline from the ruin of death.

Proverbs 16:6 By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

Nehemiah 5:15 But the former governors that had been before me, were chargeable to the people, and took of them in bread, and wine, and in money every day forty sicles: and their officers also oppressed the people. But I did not so for the fear of God.

Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil.

Job 28:28 And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Psalm 34:11-14 Come, children, hearken to me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. . . .

Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us all hear together the conclusion of the discourse. Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is all man:

Context
Trust in the LORD
6Be not wise in thy own conceit: fear God, and depart from evil: 7For it shall be health to thy navel, and moistening to thy bones.8Honour the Lord with thy substance, and give him of the first of all thy fruits;…
Cross References
Romans 12:16
Being of one mind one towards another. Not minding high things, but consenting to the humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Exodus 20:20
And Moses said to the people: Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might be in you, and you should not sin.

2 Samuel 12:20
Then David arose from the ground, and washed and anointed himself: and when he had changed his apparel, he went into the house of the Lord: and worshipped, and then he came into his own house, and he called for bread, and ate.

Job 1:1
There was a man in the land of Hus, whose name was Job, and that man was simple and upright, and fearing God, and avoiding evil.

Job 28:28
And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Proverbs 8:13
Counsel and equity is mine, prudence is mine, strength is mine.

Proverbs 14:16
A wise man feareth, and declineth from evil: the fool leapeth over, and is confident.

Proverbs 16:6
By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil.

Proverbs 23:4
Labour not to be rich: but set bounds to thy prudence.

Proverbs 26:5
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he imagine himself to be wise.

Proverbs 26:12
Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 28:11
The rich man seemeth to himself wise: but the poor man that is prudent shall search him out.

Isaiah 5:21
Woe to you that are wise in your own eyes, and prudent in your own conceits.

Additional Translations
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and turn away from evil.Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Be not wise in thine own eyes; Fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:

Be not wise in thine own conceit; but fear God, and depart from all evil.

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear the LORD, and depart from evil:

Be not wise in thy own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Don't be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.

Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.
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