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Proverbs 3:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— In all thy ways acknowledge him, And he will direct thy paths.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he will direct thy paths.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— in all thy ways acknowledge him, and he will make plain thy paths.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— In all thy ways, acknowledge him, and, he, will make straight thy paths.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— In all thy ways know thou Him, And He doth make straight thy paths.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— In all thy ways think on him, and he will direct thy steps.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— In all thy wayes acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy pathes.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— In all thy ways acquaint thyself with her, that she may rightly direct thy paths.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
In all x3605
(3605) Complement
כֹּל
kol
{kole}
From H3634; properly the whole; hence all, any or every (in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
thy ways 1870
{1870} Prime
דֶּרֶךְ
derek
{deh'-rek}
From H1869; a road (as trodden); figuratively a course of life or mode of action, often adverbially.
acknowledge 3045
{3045} Prime
ידע
yada`
{yaw-dah'}
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
him, and he x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
shall direct 3474
{3474} Prime
יָשַׁר
yashar
{yaw-shar'}
A primitive root; to be straight or even; figuratively to be (causatively to make) right, pleasant, prosperous.
z8762
<8762> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 2447
thy paths. 734
{0734} Prime
אֹרַח
'orach
{o'-rakh}
From H0732; a well trodden road (literally or figuratively); also a caravan.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 3:6

_ _ ways — (Psalms 1:1).

_ _ acknowledge — by seeking His wise aid (Proverbs 16:3; Psalms 37:5; Jeremiah 9:23, Jeremiah 9:24).

_ _ direct — literally, “make plain” (compare Hebrews 12:13).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
In:

Proverbs 16:3 Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.
Proverbs 23:17 Let not thine heart envy sinners: but [be thou] in the fear of the LORD all the day long.
1 Samuel 4:11-12 And the ark of God was taken; and the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, were slain. ... And there ran a man of Benjamin out of the army, and came to Shiloh the same day with his clothes rent, and with earth upon his head.
1 Samuel 30:8 And David enquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake [them], and without fail recover [all].
1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.
Ezra 7:27 Blessed [be] the LORD God of our fathers, which hath put [such a thing] as this in the king's heart, to beautify the house of the LORD which [is] in Jerusalem:
Ezra 8:22-23 For I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way: because we had spoken unto the king, saying, The hand of our God [is] upon all them for good that seek him; but his power and his wrath [is] against all them that forsake him. ... So we fasted and besought our God for this: and he was intreated of us.
Nehemiah 1:11 O Lord, I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.
Nehemiah 2:4 Then the king said unto me, For what dost thou make request? So I prayed to the God of heaven.
1 Corinthians 10:31 Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
2 Corinthians 8:16 But thanks [be] to God, which put the same earnest care into the heart of Titus for you.
Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
Colossians 3:17 And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
Colossians 3:23 And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

and:

Proverbs 16:9 A man's heart deviseth his way: but the LORD directeth his steps.
Psalms 25:8-9 Good and upright [is] the LORD: therefore will he teach sinners in the way. ... The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.
Psalms 32:8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Isaiah 30:21 And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This [is] the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
Isaiah 48:17 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I [am] the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way [that] thou shouldest go.
Jeremiah 10:23 O LORD, I know that the way of man [is] not in himself: [it is] not in man that walketh to direct his steps.
James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
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1S 4:11; 30:8. 1Ch 28:9. Ezr 7:27; 8:22. Ne 1:11; 2:4. Ps 25:8; 32:8. Pv 16:3, 9; 23:17. Is 30:21; 48:17. Jr 10:23. 1Co 10:31. 2Co 8:16. Php 4:6. Col 3:17, 23. Jm 1:5.

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