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Proverbs 4:6 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)
6 Do not forsake her, and she will guard you;
love her, and she will safeguard you.
Do not forsake her: 4:2 reads, “do not forsake my teaching.” The Hebrew verb forsake (ʿā·zǎḇ) means to abandon, give up, turn away from, reject, desert. Her here refers to wisdom, which is pictured as a gracious, desirable woman in verses 6-9.
And she will guard you: The Hebrew verb guard (šā·mǎr) means to keep watch over, to protect or look after. Who is you, who is wisdom guarding? You in the Hebrew (ʾǎt·tā(h)) is masculine singular, as it is referring back to Solomon who is quoting his father, King David’s, counsel to him.
Love her, and she will safeguard you: The Hebrew verb (nā·ṣǎr) safeguard means to watch over, to keep safe from injury, harm, or danger, or to protect. Wisdom will protect those who remain loyal in their love for her.