Proverbs 3:2
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New International Version
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity.

King James Bible
For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.

Darby Bible Translation
for length of days, and years of life, and peace shall they add to thee.

World English Bible
for length of days, and years of life, and peace, will they add to you.

Young's Literal Translation
For length of days and years, Life and peace they do add to thee.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

For length of days - Three eminent blessings are promised here:

1. ארך ימים orech yamim, long days;

2. שנות חיים shenoth chaiyim, years of lives;

3. שלום shalom, prosperity; i.e. health, long life, and abundance.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

length

Proverbs 3:16 Length of days is in her right hand; and in her left hand riches and honor.

Proverbs 4:10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your life shall be many.

Proverbs 9:11 For by me your days shall be multiplied, and the years of your life shall be increased.

Job 5:26 You shall come to your grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn comes in in his season.

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

Psalm 91:16 With long life will I satisfy him, and show him my salvation.

Psalm 128:6 Yes, you shall see your children's children, and peace on Israel.

Ephesians 6:1-3 Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right...

1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is...

long life

Psalm 21:4 He asked life of you, and you gave it him, even length of days for ever and ever.

and peace

Proverbs 3:17 Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they which love your law: and nothing shall offend them.

Isaiah 32:17 And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever.

Isaiah 57:19-21 I create the fruit of the lips; Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, said the LORD; and I will heal him...

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:

Romans 14:17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

Library
March 6. "Lean not unto Thine Own Understanding" (Prov. Iii. 5).
"Lean not unto thine own understanding" (Prov. iii. 5). Faith is hindered by reliance upon human wisdom, whether our own or the wisdom of others. The devil's first bait to Eve was an offer of wisdom, and for this she sold her faith. "Ye shall be as gods," he said, "knowing good and evil," and from the hour she began to know she ceased to trust. It was the spies that lost the Land of Promise to Israel of old. It was their foolish proposition to search out the land, and find out by investigation whether
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

October the Twenty-Eighth Pleasantness and Peace
"Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace." --PROVERBS iii. 13-26. In the ways of the Lord I shall have feasts of "pleasantness." But not always at the beginning of the ways. Sometimes my faith is called upon to take a very unattractive road, and nothing welcomes me of fascination and delight. But here is a law of the spiritual life. The exercised faith intensifies my spiritual senses, and hidden things become manifest to my soul--hidden beauties, hidden sounds, hidden scents!
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The Tenth Commandment
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.' Exod 20: 17. THIS commandment forbids covetousness in general, Thou shalt not covet;' and in particular, Thy neighbour's house, thy neighbour's wife, &c. I. It forbids covetousness in general. Thou shalt not covet.' It is lawful to use the world, yea, and to desire so much of it as may keep us from the temptation
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Deuteronomy 11:21
so that your days and the days of your children may be many in the land the LORD swore to give your ancestors, as many as the days that the heavens are above the earth.

1 Kings 3:14
And if you walk in obedience to me and keep my decrees and commands as David your father did, I will give you a long life."

Psalm 91:16
With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation."

Psalm 119:165
Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.

Proverbs 3:16
Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.

Proverbs 4:10
Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.

Proverbs 9:11
For through wisdom your days will be many, and years will be added to your life.

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