3 My child, do not forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep my commandments;
and abundant welfare they will give you.
bind them around your neck,
write them on the tablet of your heart.
in the sight of God and of people.
and do not rely on your own insight.
and he will make straight your paths.
fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.
and a refreshment for your body.
and with the first fruits of all your produce;
and your vats will be bursting with wine.
or be weary of his reproof,
as a father the son in whom he delights.
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