Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
Thorns and snares are in the path of the wicked: whoever guards his soul stays from them.
Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path!
One who trusts in himself is a fool; but one who walks in wisdom is kept safe.
Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;
Search me, God, and know my heart. Try me, and know my thoughts.
The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?
Watch and pray, that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."
looking carefully lest there be any man who falls short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and many be defiled by it;
With all diligence
Wisdom is supreme. Get wisdom. Yes, though it costs all your possessions, get understanding.
My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:
A gracious woman obtains honor, but violent men obtain riches.
He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: wealth kept by its owner to his harm.
The good man out of his good treasure brings out good things, and the evil man out of his evil treasure brings out evil things.
For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, sexual sins, thefts, false testimony, and blasphemies.
For from within, out of the hearts of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, sexual sins, murders, thefts,
But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.
They came, everyone whose heart stirred him up, and everyone whom his spirit made willing, and brought Yahweh's offering, for the work of the Tent of Meeting, and for all of its service, and for the holy garments.