New American Standard Bible
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
King James Bible
Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.
Darby Bible Translation
Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:
World English Bible
Don't be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.
Young's Literal Translation
Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The great hindrance to all true wisdom is the thought that we have already attained it.
LibraryThe Gifts of Heavenly Wisdom
'My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His correction: 12. For whom the Lord loveth He correcteth; even as a father the son in whom he delighteth. 13. Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding. 14. For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. 15. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her. 16. Length of days is in …
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A Sermon on the Boat Race.
An Appendix to the Beatitudes
How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin."
2 Samuel 12:20
So David arose from the ground, washed, anointed himself, and changed his clothes; and he came into the house of the LORD and worshiped. Then he came to his own house, and when he requested, they set food before him and he ate.
There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless, upright, fearing God and turning away from evil.
"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"
"The fear of the LORD is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way And the perverted mouth, I hate.
A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.
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