Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Don't let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart.

New American Standard Bible

Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.

King James Version

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

Holman Bible

Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you. Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.

International Standard Version

Do not let gracious love and truth leave you. Bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart,

A Conservative Version

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee. Bind them about thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart,

American Standard Version

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee: Bind them about thy neck; Write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

Amplified

Let not mercy and kindness [shutting out all hatred and selfishness] and truth [shutting out all deliberate hypocrisy or falsehood] forsake you; bind them about your neck, write them upon the tablet of your heart.

Bible in Basic English

Let not mercy and good faith go from you; let them be hanging round your neck, recorded on your heart;

Darby Translation

Let not loving-kindness and truth forsake thee; bind them about thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee; bind them about thy neck; write them upon the tablet of thine heart:

Julia Smith Translation

Mercy and truth shall not forsake thee: bind them upon thy throat; write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

King James 2000

Let not mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them upon the table of your heart:

Lexham Expanded Bible

May loyal love and truth not forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them upon your heart.

Modern King James verseion

Let not mercy and truth forsake you; tie them around your neck; write them upon the tablet of your heart;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let mercy and faithfulness never go from thee: bind them about thy neck, and write them in the tables of thine heart.

NET Bible

Do not let truth and mercy leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

New Heart English Bible

Do not let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart.

The Emphasized Bible

Lovingkindness and faithfulness, let them not forsake thee, - bind them, upon thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

Webster

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thy heart:

Youngs Literal Translation

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee, Bind them on thy neck, Write them on the tablet of thy heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

גּרגּרות 
Garg@rowth 
Usage: 4

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

לח לוּח 
Luwach 
Usage: 43

References

Prayers for Proverbs 3:3

Context Readings

Wisdom And Piety

2 for length of days, and years of life, and peace, will they add to you. 3 Don't let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 So you will find favor, and good understanding in the sight of God and man.


Cross References

Proverbs 7:3

Bind them on your fingers. Write them on the tablet of your heart.

Proverbs 6:21

Bind them continually on your heart. Tie them around your neck.

2 Corinthians 3:3

being revealed that you are a letter of Christ, served by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tablets of stone, but in tablets that are hearts of flesh.

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, [and] with the point of a diamond: it is engraved on the tablet of their heart, and on the horns of your altars;

Exodus 13:9

It shall be for a sign to you on your hand, and for a memorial between your eyes, that the law of Yahweh may be in your mouth; for with a strong hand Yahweh has brought you out of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 6:8

You shall bind them for a sign on your hand, and they shall be for symbols between your eyes.

2 Samuel 15:20

Whereas you came but yesterday, should I this day make you go up and down with us, since I go where I may? Return, and take back your brothers. Mercy and truth be with you."

Proverbs 20:28

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Deuteronomy 11:18-21

Therefore you shall lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul; and you shall bind them for a sign on your hand, and they shall be for symbols between your eyes.

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Yahweh are loving kindness and truth to such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Psalm 119:11

I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you.

Proverbs 1:9

for they will be a garland to grace your head, and chains around your neck.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and truth iniquity is atoned for. By the fear of Yahweh men depart from evil.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, you children of Israel; for Yahweh has a charge against the inhabitants of the land: "Indeed there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a God like you, who pardons iniquity, and passes over the disobedience of the remnant of his heritage? He doesn't retain his anger forever, because he delights in loving kindness.

Malachi 2:6

The law of truth was in his mouth, and unrighteousness was not found in his lips. He walked with me in peace and uprightness, and turned many away from iniquity.

Matthew 23:23

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cumin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law: justice, mercy, and faith. But you ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.

Ephesians 5:9

for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,

Hebrews 10:16

"This is the covenant that I will make with them: 'After those days,' says the Lord, 'I will put my laws on their heart, I will also write them on their mind;'" then he says,

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