Proverbs 7:4
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New International Version
Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," and to insight, "You are my relative."

King James Bible
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman:

Darby Bible Translation
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister, and call intelligence [thy] kinswoman:

World English Bible
Tell wisdom, "You are my sister." Call understanding your relative,

Young's Literal Translation
Say to wisdom, 'My sister Thou art.' And cry to understanding, 'Kinswoman!'

Proverbs 7:4 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou art my sister - Thou art my dearest friend, and I will treat thee as such.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Proverbs 2:2-4 So that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding...

Proverbs 4:6-8 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve you: love her, and she shall keep you...

Proverbs 11:18-20 The wicked works a deceitful work: but to him that sows righteousness shall be a sure reward...

Isaiah 30:8 Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever:

Jeremiah 17:1 The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven on the table of their heart...

Jeremiah 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, said the LORD...

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...

Twelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3, 4-11. 4 And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward: 5 not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account anything as from ourselves; but our sufficiency is from God; 6 who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. 7 But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III

The Desire of the Righteous Granted;
OR, A DISCOURSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS MAN'S DESIRES. ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR As the tree is known by its fruit, so is the state of a man's heart known by his desires. The desires of the righteous are the touchstone or standard of Christian sincerity--the evidence of the new birth--the spiritual barometer of faith and grace--and the springs of obedience. Christ and him crucified is the ground of all our hopes--the foundation upon which all our desires after God and holiness are built--and the root
John Bunyan—The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3

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

Proverbs 7:5
They will keep you from the adulterous woman, from the wayward woman with her seductive words.

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