Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Proverbs 3:7

Context
NET ©

Do not be wise in your own estimation; 1  fear the Lord and turn away from evil. 2 

NIV ©

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil.

NASB ©

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

NLT ©

Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom. Instead, fear the LORD and turn your back on evil.

MSG ©

Don't assume that you know it all. Run to GOD! Run from evil!

BBE ©

Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:

NRSV ©

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD, and turn away from evil.

NKJV ©

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and depart from evil.


KJV
Be not wise
<02450>
in thine own eyes
<05869>_:
fear
<03372> (8798)
the LORD
<03068>_,
and depart
<05493> (8798)
from evil
<07451>_.
NASB ©
Do not be wise
<02450>
in your own eyes
<05869>
; Fear
<03372>
the LORD
<03068>
and turn
<05493>
away
<05493>
from evil
<07451>
.
HEBREW
erm
<07451>
rwow
<05493>
hwhy
<03069>
ta
<0853>
ary
<03372>
Kynyeb
<05869>
Mkx
<02450>
yht
<01961>
la (3:7)
<0408>
LXXM
mh
<3165
ADV
isyi
<1510
V-PAD-2S
fronimov
<5429
A-NSM
para
<3844
PREP
seautw
<4572
D-DSM
fobou
<5399
V-PMD-2S
de
<1161
PRT
ton
<3588
T-ASM
yeon
<2316
N-ASM
kai
<2532
CONJ
ekkline
<1578
V-PAD-2S
apo
<575
PREP
pantov
<3956
A-GSM
kakou
<2556
A-GSM
NET © [draft] ITL
Do not
<0408>
be
<01961>
wise
<02450>
in your own estimation
<05869>
; fear
<03372>
the Lord
<03069>
and turn
<05493>
away from evil
<07451>
.
NET ©

Do not be wise in your own estimation; 1  fear the Lord and turn away from evil. 2 

NET © Notes

tn Heb “in your own eyes” (so NAB, NIV, NRSV); NLT “Don’t be impressed with your own wisdom.”

sn The second colon clarifies the first. If one fears the Lord and turns away from evil, then he is depending on the Lord and not wise in his own eyes. There is a higher source of wisdom than human insight.



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