Directions Needed Proverbs 3: 5-6.

Prov3 Verses 5 to 6

[5] Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. [6] In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

The study of truth commended. God must be feared, honored, and trusted, and filial submission, under chastisement, exhibited. The excellence of wisdom urged and illustrated by its place in the divine counsels. Piety enforced by a contrast of the destiny of the righteous and the wicked.

5. Trust . . . heart–This is the center and marrow of true wisdom ( Proverbs 22:19, 28:25 ). The positive duty has its corresponding negation in the admonition against self-confidence.

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 ).

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