Proverbs 4:23

13 10 2009

There is a Proverb, that keeps speaking to me. No. Rather, there is a Triune God, who keeps speaking to me, through these words:

Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life (NRSV Proverbs 4:23).

Just in case you missed it, here are some other versions.

NIV Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.
NAS Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.
GWT Guard your heart more than anything else, because the source of your life flows from it.
KJV Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
BBE And keep watch over your heart with all care; so you will have life.
DRB With all watchfulness keep thy heart, because life issueth out from it.
DBY Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.
WEB Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it is the wellspring of life.
YLT Above every charge keep thy heart, For out of it are the outgoings of life.
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