箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
3:1
我儿,不要忘记我的法则。(或作指教)你心要谨守我的诫命。
My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart,
3:2
因为他必将长久的日子,生命的年数,与平安,加给你。
for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity.
3:3
不可使慈爱诚实离开你。要系在你颈项上,刻在你心版上。
Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.
3:4
这样,你必在神和世人眼前蒙恩宠,有聪明。
Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.
3:5
你要专心仰赖耶和华,不可倚靠自己的聪明。
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
3:6
在你一切所行的事上,都要认定他,他必指引你的路。
in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
3:7
不要自以为有智慧。要敬畏耶和华,远离恶事。
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil.
3:8
这便医治你的肚脐,滋润你的百骨。
This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.
3:9
你要以财物,和一切初熟的土产,尊荣耶和华。
Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops;
3:10
这样,你的仓房,必充满有余,你的酒榨,有新酒盈溢。
then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.
3:11
我儿,你不可轻看耶和华的管教,(或作惩治)也不可厌烦他的责备。
My son, do not despise the Lord 's discipline and do not resent his rebuke,
3:12
因为耶和华所爱的,他必责备。正如父亲责备所喜爱的儿子。
because the Lord disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.
3:13
得智慧,得聪明的,这人便为有福。
Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding,
3:14
因为得智慧胜过得银子,其利益强如精金。
for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.
3:15
比珍珠(或作红宝石)宝贵。你一切所喜爱的,都不足与比较。
She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her.
3:16
他右手有长寿。左手有富贵。
Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor.
3:17
他的道是安乐,他的路全是平安。
Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace.
3:18
他与持守他的作生命树。持定他的俱各有福。
She is a tree of life to those who embrace her; those who lay hold of her will be blessed.
3:19
耶和华以智慧立地。以聪明定天。
By wisdom the Lord laid the earth's foundations, by understanding he set the heavens in place;
3:20
以知识使深渊裂开,使天空滴下甘露。
by his knowledge the deeps were divided, and the clouds let drop the dew.
3:21
我儿,要谨守真智慧和谋略。不可使他离开你的眼目。
My son, preserve sound judgment and discernment, do not let them out of your sight;
3:22
这样,他必作你的生命,颈项的美饰。
they will be life for you, an ornament to grace your neck.
3:23
你就坦然行路,不至碰脚。
Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble;
3:24
你躺下,必不惧怕。你躺卧,睡得香甜。
when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
3:25
忽然来的惊恐,不要害怕。恶人遭毁灭,也不要恐惧。
Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked,
3:26
因为耶和华是你所倚靠的。他必保守你的脚不陷入网罗。
for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being snared.
3:27
你手若有行善的力量,不可推辞,就当向那应得的人施行。
Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.
3:28
你那里若有现成的,不可对邻舍说,去吧,明天再来,我必给你。
Do not say to your neighbor, "Come back later; I'll give it tomorrow"- when you now have it with you.
3:29
你的邻舍,既在你附近安居,你不可设计害他。
Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you.
3:30
人未曾加害与你,不可无故与他相争。
Do not accuse a man for no reason- when he has done you no harm.
3:31
不可嫉妒强暴的人,也不可选择他所行的路。
Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways,
3:32
因为乖僻人为耶和华所憎恶。正直人为他所亲密。
for the Lord detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence.
3:33
耶和华咒诅恶人的家庭,赐福与义人的居所。
The Lord 's curse is on the house of the wicked, but he blesses the home of the righteous.
3:34
他讥诮那好讥诮的人,赐恩给谦卑的人。
He mocks proud mockers but gives grace to the humble.
3:35
智慧人必承受尊荣。愚昧人高升也成为羞辱。
The wise inherit honor, but fools he holds up to shame.