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Proverbs 7

Prov. 7:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

qashar (Hebrew #7194)
a primitive root: to tie, physically (gird, confine, compact) or mentally (in love, league)
KJV usage: bind (up), (make a) conspire(-acy, -ator), join together, knit, stronger, work (treason).
Pronounce: kaw-shar'
p them upon thy fingers
'etsba` (Hebrew #676)
something to sieze with, i.e. a finger; by analogy, a toe
KJV usage: finger, toe.
Pronounce: ets-bah'
Origin: from the same as 6648 (in the sense of grasping)
, write
kathab (Hebrew #3789)
to grave, by implication, to write (describe, inscribe, prescribe, subscribe)
KJV usage: describe, record, prescribe, subscribe, write(-ing, -ten).
Pronounce: kaw-thab'
Origin: a primitive root
them upon the table
luwach (Hebrew #3871)
from a primitive root; probably meaning to glisten; a tablet (as polished), of stone, wood or metal
KJV usage: board, plate, table.
Pronounce: loo'-akh
Origin: or luach {loo'-akh}
of thine heart
leb (Hebrew #3820)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything
KJV usage: + care for, comfortably, consent, X considered, courag(-eous), friend(-ly), ((broken-), (hard-), (merry-), (stiff-), (stout-), double) heart((-ed)), X heed, X I, kindly, midst, mind(-ed), X regard((-ed)), X themselves, X unawares, understanding, X well, willingly, wisdom.
Pronounce: labe
Origin: a form of 3824

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Prov. 3:3• 3Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: (Prov. 3:3)
Prov. 6:21• 21Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. (Prov. 6:21)
Deut. 6:8‑9• 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. 6:8‑9)
Deut. 11:18‑20• 18Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.
19And ye shall teach them your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
20And thou shalt write them upon the door posts of thine house, and upon thy gates:
(Deut. 11:18‑20)
Isa. 30:8• 8Now go, write it before them in a table, and note it in a book, that it may be for the time to come for ever and ever: (Isa. 30:8)
Jer. 17:1• 1The sin of Judah is written with a pen of iron, and with the point of a diamond: it is graven upon the table of their heart, and upon the horns of your altars; (Jer. 17:1)
Jer. 31:33• 33But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the Lord, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jer. 31:33)
2 Cor. 3:3• 3Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart. (2 Cor. 3:3)
 Notice how upon both hand and heart that Word is to be bound and written. This involves far more than cursory reading of the Scriptures. It is the making it one’s own, the daily feeding upon it, that preserves the soul. (Proverbs Seven by H.A. Ironside)

J. N. Darby Translation

Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the tablet of thy heart.