Prov. 3:21 KJV (With Strong’s)

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My son
ben (Hebrew #1121)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like 1, 251, etc.))
KJV usage: + afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-)ite, (anoint-)ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-)ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, X came up in, child, colt, X common, X corn, daughter, X of first, + firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, X in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, + rebel, + robber, X servant born, X soldier, son, + spark, + steward, + stranger, X surely, them of, + tumultuous one, + valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
Pronounce: bane
Origin: from {SI 11129}1129{/SI}
, let not them depart
luwz (Hebrew #3868)
to turn aside (compare 3867, 3874 and 3885), i.e. (literally) to depart, (figuratively) be perverse
KJV usage: depart, froward, perverse(-ness).
Pronounce: looz
Origin: a primitive root
from thine eyes
`ayin (Hebrew #5869)
an eye (literally or figuratively); by analogy, a fountain (as the eye of the landscape)
KJV usage: affliction, outward appearance, + before, + think best, colour, conceit, + be content, countenance, + displease, eye((-brow), (-d), -sight), face, + favour, fountain, furrow (from the margin), X him, + humble, knowledge, look, (+ well), X me, open(-ly), + (not) please, presence, + regard, resemblance, sight, X thee, X them, + think, X us, well, X you(-rselves).
Pronounce: ah'-yin
Origin: probably a primitive word
: keep
natsar (Hebrew #5341)
to guard, in a good sense (to protect, maintain, obey, etc.) or a bad one (to conceal, etc.)
KJV usage: besieged, hidden thing, keep(-er, -ing), monument, observe, preserve(-r), subtil, watcher(-man).
Pronounce: naw-tsar'
Origin: a primitive root
sound wisdom
tuwshiyah (Hebrew #8454)
from an unused root probably meaning to substantiate; support or (by implication) ability, i.e. (direct) help, (in purpose) an undertaking, (intellectual) understanding
KJV usage: enterprise, that which (thing as it) is, substance, (sound) wisdom, working.
Pronounce: too-shee-yaw'
Origin: or tushiyah { too-shee-yaw'}
and discretion
mzimmah (Hebrew #4209)
a plan, usually evil (machination), sometimes good (sagacity)
KJV usage: (wicked) device, discretion, intent, witty invention, lewdness, mischievous (device), thought, wickedly.
Pronounce: mez-im-maw'
Origin: from 2161
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Cross References

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Prov. 3:1‑3• 1My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:
2For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
3Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:
(Prov. 3:1‑3)
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Deut. 4:9• 9Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons; (Deut. 4:9)
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Deut. 6:6‑9• 6And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:
7And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
8And thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be as frontlets between thine eyes.
9And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.
(Deut. 6:6‑9)
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Josh. 1:8• 8This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. (Josh. 1:8)
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John 8:31• 31Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; (John 8:31)
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John 15:6‑7• 6If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
7If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
(John 15:6‑7)
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Heb. 2:1‑3• 1Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.
2For if the word spoken by angels was stedfast, and every transgression and disobedience received a just recompence of reward;
3How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him;
(Heb. 2:1‑3)
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1 John 2:24,27• 24Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall remain in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father.
27But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
(1 John 2:24,27)
keep.

J. N. Darby Translation

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My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; keepb sound wisdomc and discretion:

JND Translation Notes

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Strictly, "observe"; and so ch. 4.13; Job 7.20.
c
Or "true counsel." see Note, ch. 2.7.