Proverbs 20:2 (The Message Bible) Genesis 7:16 (Read all of Genesis 7) male and female of every creature came just as God had commanded Noah. wandering in a maze of detours and dead ends. 4 Search for them as you would for silver; seek them like hidden treasures. a personal bodyguard to the candid and sincere. 1 1 These are the wise sayings of Solomon, David's son, Israel's king - 2 Written down so we'll know how to live well and right, to understand what life means and where it's going; 3 A manual for living, for learning what's right and just and fair; 4 To teach the inexperienced the ropes and give our young people a grasp on reality. Wise Sayings of Solomon A Manual for Living. Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold. Proverbs 2 – The Protective Power of Wisdom. Close. Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. 1 Good friend, take to heart what I'm telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. every step she takes brings her closer to hell. No one who joins her company ever comes back. collect my counsels and guard them with your life. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority. Proverbs 2:22 - MSG - The corrupt will lose their lives; the dishonest... Study verse in the The Message Proverbs 2 King James Version (KJV) 2 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; 2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; 3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; 4 If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Proverbs 2 The Message (MSG) Make Insight Your Priority 2 1-5 Good friend, take to heart what I’m telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. keep your feet on the tried-and-true paths. The Message Update. 2 Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. 2 1 My child, listen to what I say, and treasure my commands. Nothing but Sin and Bones - Dear friend, pay close attention to this, my wisdom; listen very closely to the way I see it. 20-22 So—join the company of good men and women,    keep your feet on the tried-and-true paths.It’s the men who walk straight who will settle this land,    the women with integrity who will last here.The corrupt will lose their lives;    the dishonest will be gone for good. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. (1-5) The search for wisdom. Proverbs 27:1-2; Proverbs 27:23-24 Read chapter in The Message Bible. The evil-doers here include not robbers and murderers only Proverbs 1:10-16, but all who leave the straight path and the open day for crooked ways, perverse counsels, deeds of darkness. 2 An honest life shows respect for God; a degenerate life is a slap in his face. Good friend, take to heart what I’m telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. The Value of Proverbs. and can’t tell a trail from a tumbleweed. 2 1-5 Good friend, take to heart what I’m telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority, and won’t take no for an answer, Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold, 2 1-5 Good friend, take to heart what I’m telling you;    collect my counsels and guard them with your life.Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom;    set your heart on a life of Understanding.That’s right—if you make Insight your priority,    and won’t take no for an answer,Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold,    like an adventurer on a treasure hunt,Believe me, before you know it Fear-of-God will be yours;    you’ll have come upon the Knowledge of God. MSG 1 Good friend, take to heart what I'm telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. 1 Dear friend, do what I tell you; treasure my careful instructions. Who’s faithless to the husband she married years ago. 2 Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. They’ll keep you from making wrong turns. and throw parties to celebrate perversity. Honor God with everything you own; give him the first and the best. “To delight etc.” Proverbs 2:14 is the lowest depth of all. ever sets foot on the path to real living. When you find me, you find life, real life, to say nothing of God’s good pleasure. Run from evil! Then God shut the door behind him. The evil-doers here include not robbers and murderers only Proverbs 1:10-16, but all who leave the straight path and the open day for crooked ways, perverse counsels, deeds of darkness. He’s a rich mine of Common Sense for those who live well. a personal bodyguard to the candid and sincere. never gave a second thought to her promises before God. Proverbs 2 – The Message (MSG) On March 2, 2018 By 4jcn94 In Uncategorized. He’s a rich mine of Common Sense for those who live well. is plainspoken in Knowledge and Understanding. 1. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Then you’ll acquire a taste for good sense; what I tell you will keep you out of trouble. Read and study Proverbs 2 in the The Message. keep your feet on the tried-and-true paths. 1-2 Good friend, don’t forget all I’ve taught you; take to heart my commands. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority. Make Insight Your Priority. 3 Frivolous talk provokes a derisive smile; wise speech evokes nothing but respect. But don’t, dear friend, resent God’s discipline; don’t sulk under his loving correction. the women with integrity who will last here. you’ll have come upon the Knowledge of God. 4 No cattle, no crops; a good harvest requires … NIV 1 My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, MSG 2 Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. don’t squander your precious life. 3 1 Good friend, don't forget all I've taught you; take to heart my commands. 9-15 So now you can pick out what’s true and fair,    find all the good trails!Lady Wisdom will be your close friend,    and Brother Knowledge your pleasant companion.Good Sense will scout ahead for danger,    Insight will keep an eye out for you.They’ll keep you from making wrong turns,    or following the bad directionsOf those who are lost themselves    and can’t tell a trail from a tumbleweed,These losers who make a game of evil    and throw parties to celebrate perversity,Traveling paths that go nowhere,    wandering in a maze of detours and dead ends. and Brother Knowledge your pleasant companion. you’ll have come upon the Knowledge of God. 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