Proverbs 3:5
New International Version
Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;

New Living Translation
Trust in the LORD with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.

English Standard Version
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

Berean Study Bible
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding;

King James Bible
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

New King James Version
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding;

New American Standard Bible
Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.

NASB 1995
Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding.

NASB 1977
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And do not lean on your own understanding.

Amplified Bible
Trust in and rely confidently on the LORD with all your heart And do not rely on your own insight or understanding.

Christian Standard Bible
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding;

American Standard Version
Trust in Jehovah with all thy heart, And lean not upon thine own understanding:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hope in LORD JEHOVAH from your whole heart and do not trust upon the wisdom of your soul.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Trust in God with all thine heart; and be not exalted in thine own wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
With all your heart you must trust the LORD and not your own judgment.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.

English Revised Version
Trust in the LORD with all thine heart, and lean not upon thine own understanding:

Good News Translation
Trust in the LORD with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Trust the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.

International Standard Version
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not depend on your own understanding.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Trust in the LORD with all thy heart, And lean not upon thine own understanding.

Literal Standard Version
Trust to YHWH with all your heart, "" And do not lean to your own understanding.

NET Bible
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding.

New Heart English Bible
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.

World English Bible
Trust in Yahweh with all your heart, and don't lean on your own understanding.

Young's Literal Translation
Trust unto Jehovah with all thy heart, And unto thine own understanding lean not.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Trust in the LORD
4Then you will find favor and high regard in the sight of God and man. 5Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; 6in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.…

Cross References
Numbers 9:20
Sometimes the cloud remained over the tabernacle for only a few days, and they would camp at the LORD's command and set out at the LORD's command.

Psalm 37:3
Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.

Psalm 37:5
Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will do it.

Proverbs 22:19
So that your trust may be in the LORD, I instruct you today--yes, you.

Proverbs 23:4
Do not wear yourself out to get rich; be wise enough to restrain yourself.

Proverbs 28:26
He who trusts in himself is a fool, but one who walks in wisdom will be safe.

Jeremiah 9:23
This is what the LORD says: "Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, nor the strong man in his strength, nor the wealthy man in his riches.


Treasury of Scripture

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

trust

Proverbs 22:19
That thy trust may be in the LORD, I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

Job 13:15
Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.

Psalm 37:3,5,7
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed…

and

Proverbs 3:7
Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Proverbs 23:4
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

Proverbs 28:26
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.









Verse 5. - Trust in the Lord (b'takh el y'hovah); literally, trust in Jehovah. Entire reliance upon Jehovah, implied in the words, "with all thine heart," is here appropriately placed at the head of a series of admonitions which especially have God and man's relations with him in view, inasmuch as such confidence or trust, with its corresponding idea of the renunciation of reliance on self, is, as Zockler truly remarks, a "fundamental principle of all religion." It is the first lesson to be learnt by all, and no less necessary for the Jew than for the Christian. Without this reliance on or confidence in God, it is impossible to carry out any of the precepts of religion. Batakh is, properly, "to cling to," and so passes to the meaning of "to confide in," "to set one's hope and confidence upon." The preposition el with Jehovah indicates the direction which the confidence is to take (cf. Psalm 37:3, 5). Lean (tishshaen); Vulgate, innitaris; followed by el, like b'takh, with which it is very similar in meaning. Shaan, not used in kal, in hiph. signifies "to lean upon, rest upon," just as man rests upon a spear for support. Its metaphorical use, to repose confidence in, is derived from the practice of kings who were accustomed to appear in public leaning on their friends and ministers; cf. 2 Kings 5:18; 2 Kings 7:2, 17 (Gesenius). The admonition does not mean that we are not to use our own understanding (binab), i.e. form plans with discretion, and employ legitimate means in the pursuit of our ends; but that, when we use it, we are to depend upon God and his directing and overruling providence (Wardlaw); cf. Jeremiah 9:23, 24. "Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom," etc. The teacher points out not only where we are to rely, but also where we are not to rely.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Trust
בְּטַ֣ח (bə·ṭaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 982: To trust, be confident, sure

in
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

the LORD
יְ֭הוָה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

with all
בְּכָל־ (bə·ḵāl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

your heart,
לִבֶּ֑ךָ (lib·be·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

and lean
תִּשָּׁעֵֽן׃ (tiš·šā·‘ên)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's 8172: To lean, support oneself

not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

on
וְאֶל־ (wə·’el-)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

your own understanding;
בִּֽ֝ינָתְךָ֗ (bî·nā·ṯə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 998: An understanding


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