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Proverbs 22:19–21

19  That your trust may be in the Lord,

I have made them known to you today, even to you.

20  Have I not written for you sthirty sayings

of counsel and knowledge,

21  to tmake you know what is right and true,

that you may give a true answer to those who sent you?

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Proverbs 22:19–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 So that your trust may be in the Lord,

I teach you today, even you.

20 Have I not written thirty sayings for you,

sayings of counsel and knowledge,

21 teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth,

so that you bring back truthful reports

to those you serve?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

19 That thy trust may be in the Lord,

I have made known to thee this day, even to thee.

20 Have not I written to thee excellent things

In counsels and knowledge,

21 That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth;

That thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 I am teaching you today—yes, you—

so you will trust in the Lord.

20 I have written thirty sayings for you,

filled with advice and knowledge.

21 In this way, you may know the truth

and take an accurate report to those who sent you.

Proverbs 22:19–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 So that your trust may be in the Lord;

I have instructed you today, even you.

20 Have I not written to you excellent things

Of counsels and knowledge,

21 That I may make you know the certainty of the words of truth,

That you may answer words of truth

To those who send to you?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 I am teaching them to you now

so that you will put your trust in the Lord.

20 I have written thirty sayings for you,

which give knowledge and good advice.

21 I am teaching you true and reliable words

so that you can give true answers to anyone who asks.

Proverbs 22:19–21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

19 That thy trust may be in Jehovah,

I have made them known to thee this day, even to thee.

20 Have not I written unto thee excellent things

Of counsels and knowledge,

21 To make thee know the certainty of the words of truth,

That thou mayest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 That thy confidence may be in Jehovah, I have made them known to thee this day, even to thee. 20 Have not I written to thee excellent things, in counsels and knowledge, 21 that I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest carry back words of truth to them that send thee?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 so that your trust may be in the Lord.

Today I have made them known to you, especially to you.

20 Didn’t I write to you previously with advice and knowledge

21 in order to teach you the words of truth

so that you can give an accurate report to those who send you?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 I have instructed you today—even you—

so that your confidence may be in the Lord.

20 Haven’t I written for you thirty sayings

about counsel and knowledge,

21 in order to teach you true and reliable words,

so that you may give a dependable report

to those who sent you?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 So that your trust may be in the Lord,

I have made them known to you today—yes, to you.

20 Have I not written for you thirty sayings

of admonition and knowledge,

21 to show you what is right and true,

so that you may give a true answer to those who sent you?

Proverbs 22:19–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 In order for your trust to be in Yahweh,

I have made them known to you today—even you.

20 Have I not written for you thirty sayings

with admonitions and knowledge?

21 In order to show you what is right—sayings of truth—

in order to return a true saying to him who sent you.

Proverbs 22:19–21 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

19 You are the one I am teaching today.

I want you to trust in the Lord.

20 I have written 30 sayings for you.

They will give you knowledge and good advice.

21 I am teaching you words that are completely true.

Then you can give the right answers to the one who sent you.

Proverbs 22:19–21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 So that your trust may be in the Lord,

I have taught you today, even you.

20 Have I not written to you excellent things

Of counsels and knowledge,

21 To make you know the certainty of the words of truth

That you may correctly answer him who sent you?