Proverbs 6:21
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New International Version
Bind them always on your heart; fasten them around your neck.

King James Bible
Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.

Darby Bible Translation
bind them continually upon thy heart, tie them about thy neck:

World English Bible
Bind them continually on your heart. Tie them around your neck.

Young's Literal Translation
Bind them on thy heart continually, Tie them on thy neck.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Bind them continually upon thine heart - See on Proverbs 3:3 (note). And see a similar command, to which this is an allusion, Deuteronomy 6:6-8 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them on the table of your heart:

Proverbs 4:6,21 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve you: love her, and she shall keep you...

Proverbs 7:3,4 Bind them on your fingers, write them on the table of your heart...

Exodus 13:16 And it shall be for a token on your hand, and for frontlets between your eyes...

Deuteronomy 6:8 And you shall bind them for a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.

2 Corinthians 3:3 For as much as you are manifestly declared to be the letter of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink...

Library
The Talking Book
A Sermon (No. 1017) Delivered on Lord's Day Morning, October 22nd, 1871 at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee."--Proverbs 6:22. It is a very happy circumstance when the commandment of our father and the law of our mother are also the commandment of God and the law of the Lord. Happy are they who have a double force to draw them to the right--the bonds of nature, and the cords of grace. They sin with a vengeance who sin both against
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How Sowers of Strifes and Peacemakers are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 24.) Differently to be admonished are sowers of strifes and peacemakers. For sowers of strifes are to be admonished to perceive whose followers they are. For of the apostate angel it is written, when tares had been sown among the good crop, An enemy hath done this (Matth. xiii. 28). Of a member of him also it is said through Solomon, An apostate person, an unprofitable man, walketh with a perverse mouth, he winketh with his eyes, he beateth with his foot, he speaketh with his finger,
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Deuteronomy 6:8
Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.

Proverbs 3:3
Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

Proverbs 7:3
Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart.

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