Proverbs 22:19
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So that your trust may be in the LORD, I teach you today, even you.

King James Bible
That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

Darby Bible Translation
That thy confidence may be in Jehovah, I have made [them] known to thee this day, even to thee.

World English Bible
That your trust may be in Yahweh, I teach you today, even you.

Young's Literal Translation
That thy trust may be in Jehovah, I caused thee to know to-day, even thou.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That thy trust may be in the Lord, I have made known, etc. -

III. The End for which the wise man gives these instructions: -

1. "That thy trust may be in the Lord." That thou mayest acknowledge Him as the Fountain of all good; and refer every thing to him.

2. That this end may be accomplished, the instructions are specific and particular: "I have made known to thee, even to thee."

3. And this has not only been done in times past, "I have made known:" but even in the present, "I have made known this day!"

IV. An appeal is made to the person himself relative to the matter and importance of the teaching.

1. "Have I not written to thee excellent things;" שלשים shalishim, literally threefold, thrice, in three different ways; which some think refers to his three books: -

1. Song of Solomon.

2. Koheleth, or Ecclesiastes.


Others, understanding it of the voice of Divine wisdom, suppose the three grand divisions of the sacred oracles are intended; viz.,

1. The Law;

2. The Prophets;


Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart; and lean not to your own understanding.

Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times; you people, pour out your heart before him: God is a refuge for us. Selah.

Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song...

Isaiah 26:4 Trust you in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength:

Jeremiah 17:7 Blessed is the man that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

1 Peter 1:21 Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.

even to thee or trust thou also

The Rich and the Poor
Chapel Royal, Whitehall, 1871. Proverbs xxii. 2. "The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all." I have been asked to preach here this afternoon on behalf of the Parochial Mission Women's Fund. I may best describe the object for which I plead, as an attempt to civilise and Christianise the women of the lower classes in the poorer districts of London and other great towns, by means of women of their own class--women, who have gone through the same struggles as they have,
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

The Christian Business World
Scripture references: Proverbs 22:29; Romans 12:11; Psalms 24:1; 50:10-12; Haggai 2:8; Psalm 49:6,10,16,17; 62:10; Matthew 13:22; Mark 10:23,24; Job 31:24-26; Proverbs 3:9; Matthew 25:14-30; 24:45-51; 6:19-21; Luke 12:16-21. THE IDEAL IN THE BUSINESS WORLD There is often a wide difference between the methods actually employed in doing business and when they should be. Good men who are in the thick of the battle of competition and rivalry with other firms in the same line of trade, are the quickest
Henry T. Sell—Studies in the Life of the Christian

Cross References
Proverbs 3:5
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

Proverbs 22:20
Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge,

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