Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.
Discretion will guard you, Understanding will watch over you,
Wise planning will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe.
Good Sense will scout ahead for danger, Insight will keep an eye out for you.
Wise purposes will be watching over you, and knowledge will keep you;
prudence will watch over you; and understanding will guard you.
Discretion will preserve you; Understanding will keep you,
|NET © [draft] ITL|
|NET © Notes||
1 tn The word מְזִמָּה (mÿzimmah, “discretion”) is the ability to know the best course of action for achieving one’s goal. It is knowledge and understanding with a purpose. This kind of knowledge enables one to make the right choices that will protect him from blunders and their consequences (cf. NLT “wise planning”; CEV “sound judgment”).
2 tn Heb “will watch over you.”