New Living Translation
Never let loyalty and kindness leave you! Tie them around your neck as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart.
King James Bible
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
Darby Bible Translation
Let not loving-kindness and truth forsake thee; bind them about thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart:
World English Bible
Don't let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart.
Young's Literal Translation
Let not kindness and truth forsake thee, Bind them on thy neck, Write them on the tablet of thy heart,
Proverbs 3:3 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:3 Mercy - Mercy denotes all benignity, charity, and readiness to do good to others: truth or faithfulness respects all those duties which we owe to God or man, which we have special obligation from the rules of justice. Bind them - Like a chain, wherewith persons adorn their necks. Table - In thy mind and heart, in which all God's commands are to be received and engraven.
LibraryLet Then the Saints Hear from Holy Scripture the Precepts of Patience...
11. Let then the Saints hear from holy Scripture the precepts of patience: "My son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand thou in righteousness and fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation: bring thine heart low, and bear up; that in the last end thy life may increase. All that shall come upon thee receive thou, and in pain bear up, and in thy humility have patience. For in the fire gold and silver is proved, but acceptable men in the furnace  of humiliation."  And in another …
St. Augustine—On Patience
Christ Teaching Liberality
Abandonment to God --Its Fruit and Its Irrevocability --In what it Consists --God Exhorts us to It.
2 Corinthians 3:3
Clearly, you are a letter from Christ showing the result of our ministry among you. This "letter" is written not with pen and ink, but with the Spirit of the living God. It is carved not on tablets of stone, but on human hearts.
Tie them to your hands and wear them on your forehead as reminders.
"So commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these words of mine. Tie them to your hands and wear them on your forehead as reminders.
2 Samuel 15:20
You arrived only recently, and should I force you today to wander with us? I don't even know where we will go. Go on back and take your kinsmen with you, and may the LORD show you his unfailing love and faithfulness."
Unfailing love and truth have met together. Righteousness and peace have kissed!
What you learn from them will crown you with grace and be a chain of honor around your neck.
Keep their words always in your heart. Tie them around your neck.
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