She is more valuable than precious stones. Let him not fear the desolation of the wicked, when it comes, that is, [1.] We must have a continual regard to God’s precepts, We have here before us three exhortations, each of them enforced with a good reason:—I. He shall have good success (so some translate it), the common effect of good understanding.III. 30 Do not quarrel with other people for no good reason when they have never done anything wrong to you. II. 12:5 ), and calls it an exhortation which speaks unto us as unto children, with the authority and affection of a father. Their end will manifest their folly: Shame shall be their promotion. Verses 13-20 Solomon had pressed us earnestly to seek diligently for wisdom ch. We must not despise an affliction, be it ever so light and short, as if it were not worth taking notice of, or as if it were not sent on an errand and therefore required no answer. 32:17 . Cancel {{#items}} {{/items}} Proverbs 3. Compare Judges 18:7, Judges 18:27. It will be thy spiritual life, an earnest of life eternal.’’ Life to the soul is life indeed. To fear the Lord, so as to depart from evil, is true wisdom and understanding (Job. Proverbs 3 Commentary, this volume commentary on the Bible is highly regarded for his very prudent and judicious expositions Proverbs 3 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary provides notes on all 66 books of the Bible, and contain more than 7,000 pages of material Ellicott's Commentary for English ReadersProverbs 3. Those who scorn to submit to the discipline of religion, scorn to take God’s yoke upon them, scorn to be beholden to his grace, who scoff at godliness and godly people, and take a pleasure in bantering and exposing them, God will scorn them, and lay them open to scorn before all the world. He that hates nothing that he has made yet abhors those who have thus marred themselves; they are not only abominable in his sight, but an abomination. There is not only peace in the end, but peace in the way; not only in the way of religion in general, but in the particular paths of that way, in all her paths, all the several acts, instances, and duties of it. Make not excuses to shift off a duty that must be done, nor delight to keep thy neighbour in pain and in suspense, nor to show the authority which the giver has over the beggar; but readily and cheerfully, and from a principle of conscience towards God, give good to those to whom it is due,’’ to the lords and owners of it (so the word is), to those who upon any account are entitled to it. Integrity and uprightness will preserve us, so that we need not be afraid of sudden fear, v. 25. We must ask his advice and beg direction from him, not only when the case is difficult (when we know not what to do, no thanks to us that we have our eyes up to him), but in every case, be it ever so plain, We must ask success of him, as those who know the race is not to the swift. II. In respect of honour and reputation: It shall be grace to thy neck, as a chain of gold, or a jewel. The true nature of such success. 3. Note, It is our duty to make our worldly estates serviceable to our religion, to use them and the interest we have by them for the promoting of religion, to do good to the poor with what we have and abound in all works of piety and charity, devising liberal things. 2:4 . 116:7 . Proverbs 3. 3. Ver. After you log in your content will be available in your library. Do not do anything that they do. PREVIOUS NEXT. Retail: $49.99. (2.) But he does good things to the homes of good people. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. (3.) We must render to all their due, both in justice and charity, and not delay to do it (, Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Now observe,1. Alms are called righteousness because they are a debt to the poor, and a debt which we must not defer to pay, Bis dat, qui cito dat —He gives twice who gives speedily. Christ is that Wisdom, by whom the worlds were made and still consist; happy therefore are those to whom he is made of God wisdom, for he has wherewithal to make good all the foregoing promises of long life, riches, and honour; for all the wealth of heaven, earth, and seas, is his. Wisdom is here represented as a bright and bountiful queen, reaching forth gifts to her faithful and loving subjects, and offering them to all that will submit to her government. We must acquaint ourselves with them; for we cannot be said to forget that which we never knew. Fix God’s law, and his commandments, as our rule, by which we will in every thing be ruled and to which we will yield obedience. We must lay hold on it as we lay hold on a good bargain when it is offered to us, which we do the more carefully if there be danger of having it taken out of our hands. That often proves best which was least our own doing. True grace is that to the soul which the tree of life would have been, from which our first parents were shut out for eating of the forbidden tree. It is glory begun, the earnest of it, Ps. It is the way to be long-lived. Proverbs 3:19: ch. They will take hold of the good things of life. It is wealth that is worth keeping.II. Proverbs Overview: Purpose of Proverbs 1:1-7 : Proverbs to Youth 1:8-9:18: Proverbs of Solomon 10:1-24:34: Proverbs of Solomon (Hezekiah) 25:1-29:27: Words of Agur 30:1-30:33: Words of Lemuel 31:1-31:31 : Father's Exhortations: First Collection of Solomon: Second Collection of Solomon: Numerical Proverbs… Drop down the dew. Who takes pains for it, as he does who draws ore out of the mine. English Standard Version Update. To have them always at heart; for it is in that treasury, the hidden man of the heart, that we must keep sound wisdom and discretion, keep to the principles of it and keep in the ways of it. What we gave we have.III. The prudence and sobriety which religion teaches, tend not only to the health of the soul, but to the health of the body. Saints are wise men, and act wisely for themselves; for though their religion now wraps them up in obscurity, and lays them open to reproach, yet they are sure to inherit glory at last, the far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory. 15 It is better to be wise than to have very valuable stones. "Write to them upon the table of thy heart, as dear to thee, thy portion, and most delightful entertainment; take a pleasure in applying them and thinking them over.’’ Or it may be meant of the mercy and truth which are our duty, piety and sincerity, charity towards men, fidelity towards God. Job 38:8.) 2:7 . 22:2 Rev. (3.) This four-week summer series highlights three biblical books — Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon — that garner little attention in the Revised Common Lectionary and in most mainline churches’ preaching.1 And it is easy to see why. Securely - i. e., “With full trust,” without care or suspicion. Proverbs 2 Proverbs 4 ... Proverbs 3 New English Translation (NET Bible) Exhortations to Seek Wisdom and Walk with the Lord. 2. (2) Long life.—That is, a life worth living, fit to be called “life”; whereas” length of days” only implies extension of life, the reward promised for obedience to parents. Sinners are under the curse of God, they and their houses; saints are under his blessing, they and their habitation, v. 33. 1 My son, don’t forget my teaching. All the enjoyments and entertainments of sense are not comparable to the pleasure which gracious souls have in communion with God and doing good. 32 The Lord hates people who do bad things. 33 The Lord will cause bad things to happen to the homes of bad people. And you will have money, and people will call you a great person. As grace increases, peace shall increase; and of the increase of Christ’s government and peace, in the heart as well as in the world, there shall be no end. Buy the truth, (Prov. Good people are taken under God’s special protection, and therein they may have an entire satisfaction. It is promised, He shall direct thy paths; so that thy way shall be safe and good, and happy at last. 2 What I teach will give you a long and good life. He does not say thy bags, but thy barns, not thy wardrobe replenished, but thy presses: "God shall bless thee with an increase of that which is for use, not for show or ornament—for spending and laying out, not for hoarding and laying up.’’ Those that do good with what they have shall have more to do more good with. If you listen, you will understand. Who improves in it, who, having some understanding, draws it out by growing in knowledge and making five talents ten. 8:27; Ps. 9 Obey the Lord's rules with your money and offer him the best things from your farm. (4.) Choose none of his ways; do not imitate him, nor take the courses he takes to enrich himself. 37:1, 7-9. The object of our secure trust is the Lord, a most reliable object of confidence! (2.) He retaliates upon them (Ps. It is a seed of immortality, a well of living waters, springing up to life eternal. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. He shall be owned as one of Wisdom’s children, and shall have praise with God, as one having that good understanding which is ascribed to all those that do his commandments. For our encouragement to do this, it is promised, "He shall direct thy paths, so that thy way shall be safe and good and the issue happy at last.’’ Note, Those that put themselves under a divine guidance shall always have the benefit of it. 4:8 Ps. Thus God hath said, As many as I love I rebuke and chasten, Rev. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 28 Do not ask anyone to wait until tomorrow if you can help them today. It is a most base ungrateful thing, if our neighbours have a good opinion of us, that we will do them no harm, and we thence take advantage to cheat and injure them.III. The heavenly bodies are vast, yet there is no flaw in them—numerous, yet no disorder in them—the motion rapid, yet no wear or tear; the depths of the sea are broken up, and thence come the waters beneath the firmament, and the clouds drop down the dews, the waters from above the firmament, and all this by the divine wisdom and knowledge; therefore happy is the man that finds wisdom, for he will thereby be thoroughly furnished for every good word and work. 17 When you are wise, your life will be really good. 3 When I was a little boy, the one son of my parents, 4 my father taught me. All this would not purchase heavenly wisdom; no, it would utterly be contemned; it cannot be gotten for gold, Job. Font Size. We must have a continual regard to God’s precepts, v. 1, v. 2.1. To provide for our relations, and those that have dependence on us, for to them it is due. III. She is even more valuable than gold. 7 Do not think about yourself as wiser than you really are. Sinners are fools, for they are not only preparing disgrace for themselves, but at the same time flattering themselves with a prospect of honour, as if they only took the way to be great. But the question is, What shall we get by it when we have found it? Always be wise when you are choosing what to do. Note, If we make our worldly estates serviceable to our religion we shall find our religion very serviceable to the prosperity of our worldly affairs. 1 Do not forget what I teach you, my son. Let these be fixed and commanding principles in thee. They are so, and them she reaches out with her left hand. In respect of safety and security. 3 Que la bonté et la fidélité ne t'abandonnent pas; Lie-les à ton cou, écris-les sur la table de ton coeur. "If thou hast it by thee to-day, hast it in the power of thy hand, say not to thy neighbour, Go thy way for this time, and come at a more convenient season, and I will then see what will be done; to-morrow I will give; whereas thou art not sure that thou shalt live till to-morrow, or that to-morrow thou shalt have it by thee. Be not thus loth to part with thy money upon a good account. 2. Cursed be he that smites his neighbour secretly. 6. The desolation which wicked men will be brought into in a moment. Those that have an opinion of their own sufficiency think it below them, and a disparagement to them, to take their measures from, much more to hamper themselves with, religion’s rules. And happy is anyone who finds out what to do. There is leanness in the soul, when the body is fed to the full, Ps. We must apprehend with all our might, and put forth our utmost vigour in the pursuit of it, lay hold on all occasions to improve in it, and catch at the least of its dictates.4. A precept which makes it our duty to serve God with our estates: Honour the Lord with thy substance. II. 3 My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments; 2 For length of days and years of life And peace they will … That it is a divine correction; it is the chastening of the Lord, which, as it is a reason why we should submit to it (for it is folly to contend with a God of incontestable sovereignty and irresistible power), so it is a reason why we should be satisfied in it; for we may be sure that a God of unspotted purity does us no wrong and that a God of infinite goodness means us no hurt. This chapter is one of the most excellent in all this book, both for argument to persuade us to be religious and for directions therein. His “secret,” i. e., His close, intimate communion as … 2. Verses 27-35 True wisdom consists in the due discharge of our duty towards man, as well as towards God, in honesty as well as piety, and therefore we have here divers excellent precepts of wisdom which relate to our neighbour.I. Keep them like valuable stones round your neck and never forget them. (1.) In our retirements we lie exposed and are most subject to frights. Retail: $89.99. The end of sinners will be everlasting shame, the end of saints endless honour, v. 35. 11 My son, the Lord will sometimes punish you. (2.) Top. Are riches and honour accounted blessings? And by wisdom he put the sky where it is. Your feet will keep to the path. ‘She is worth more than silver. 8:17 ) and to set our hearts upon the world (Ps. Religion puts us into the best methods of prolonging life, entitles us to the promises of it, and, though our days on earth should be no more than our neighbour’s, yet it will secure to us everlasting life in a better world. Bible Gateway Recommends. Sinners are hated of God, but saints are beloved, v. 32. That it shall prove the way to be easy too, so that even the days of old age shall not be evil days, but days in which thou shalt have pleasure: Peace shall they be continually adding to thee. But he is kind to people who have problems. We must always govern ourselves by the rules of wisdom, of right reason and religion, because that is the way to be always easy (v. 21-26). If others want the necessary … We must get it. 14 It is better than silver or the best gold. 106:15 . Suppose a man to have got these in abundance, nay, to have all the things he can desire of this world (and who is it that ever had? A dutiful subjection: Fear the Lord, and depart from evil; take heed of doing any thing to offend him and to forfeit his care. Our eye must be ever towards God; to him we must, in every thing, make our requests known, as Jephthah uttered all his words before the Lord in Mizpeh, Jdg. 13:46 . Nothing that you want could have more value. To give wages to those who have earned them. Proverbs 3. To be ready to all acts of friendship and humanity, and in every thing to be neighbourly; for these are things that are due by the law of doing as we would be done by. We must, with an entire submission and satisfaction, depend upon him to perform all things for us, and not lean to our own understanding, as if we could, by any forecast of our own, without God, help ourselves, and bring our affairs to a good issue. (2.) (2.) 3 Mon fils, n'oublie pas mes enseignements, Et que ton coeur garde mes préceptes; 2 Car ils prolongeront les jours et les années de ta vie, Et ils augmenteront ta paix. More good words. For our encouragement thus to live in the fear of God it is here promised (v. 8) that it shall be as serviceable even to the outward man as our necessary food. What will be our comfort when we are in affliction. 37:22, ), sets the one over against the other, that we may see how happy the saints are, though they be oppressed, and how miserable the wicked are, though they be oppressors. It is from God, and therefore we must not be weary of it, for he knows our frame, both what we need and what we can bear. That they not only consist with, but flow from, covenant-love. The wicked has a house, a strong and stately dwelling perhaps, but the curse of the Lord is upon it, it is in it, and, though the affairs of the family may prosper, yet the very blessings are curses, Mal. But, because length of days may possibly become a burden and a trouble, it is promised, (2.) [2.] We must do all the good we can, and no hurt, to our neighbours, because according as men are just or unjust, charitable or uncharitable, humble or haughty, accordingly they shall receive of God ( v. 27-35 ). Ecclesiastes seems a “downer” sort of a book. Do not be angry when he does. "We are in danger of falling, but wisdom will keep thee, that thy foot shall not stumble at those things which are an offence and overthrow to many, but which thou shalt know how to get over.’’ (2.) And your life will be good. The way to have a good night is to keep a good conscience; and the sleep, as of the labouring man, so of the wise and godly man, is sweet. Pro 3:1-6. To render dues both to church and state, magistrates and ministers. The just have a habitation, a poor cottage (the word is used for sheep-cotes), a very mean dwelling; but God blesses it; he is continually blessing it, from the beginning of the year to the end of it. Our wills and affections must be subject to them and must in every thing conform to them. All this would not countervail the want of heavenly wisdom nor be the ransom of a soul lost by its own folly. Always remember what I ask you to do. 22 That will keep your soul alive. Always remember what I … We read here of the merchandise of wisdom, which intimates, (1.) It is meant of the increase of the earth, for we live upon annual products, to keep us in constant dependence on God. Proverbs 3:1-2 “My son, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my … (d) Fourth Discourse:—Exhortation to Various Virtues (Pro iii 1-18). 2:1 , etc. In the following, 2a is expanded in Proverbs 1:3-5, then 2b in Proverbs 1:6. And never forget it. (3.) That they are so far from doing them any real hurt that, by the grace of God working with them, they do a great deal of good, and are happy means of their satisfaction. They are safe and may be easy, (1.) Worldly wealth is but poor substance, yet, such as it is, we must honour God with it, and then, if ever, it becomes substantial. VIII. Is pleasure courted as much as any thing? God will give them that wisdom which is profitable to direct, so that they shall not turn aside into the by-paths of sin, and then will himself so wisely order the event that it shall be to their mind, or (which is equivalent) for their good. What it is to find wisdom so as to be made happy by it.1. It if do not come easily, we must put the more strength to draw it. We must ask his leave, and not design any thing but what we are sure is lawful. That we must make it our business, and not a by-business, as the merchant bestows the main of his thoughts and time upon his merchandise. Therefore be not afraid of that which appears most formidable, for (v. 26) "the Lord shall be not only thy protector to keep thee safe, but thy confidence to keep thee secure, so that thy foot shall not be taken by thy enemies nor ensnared by thy own fears.’’ God has engaged to keep the feet of his saints. From all this it appears what a tendency religion has to make men both blessed and blessings. 4. 2:19 . Proverbs 6:1-3 English Standard Version (ESV) ... creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. It is not only a surer, but a more gainful merchandise to trade for wisdom, for Christ, and grace, and spiritual blessings, than for silver, and gold, and rubies. His honour we must show forth and the honour we have for him. 1. And it will be like something that makes your bones strong. 84:11 . We must not be stocks, and stones, and stoics, under our afflictions, insensible of them, hardening ourselves under them, and concluding we can easily get through them without God. Always remember what I ask you to do. In their motions by day, v. 23. But he shows his purposes to good people. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (3) ... Proverbs 1:3. Be afraid of the Lord and refuse to do wrong things. In their rest by night, v. 24. Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:. 27 Do not refuse to do good things to those that need it. Her ways are ways of pleasantness; the ways in which she has directed us to walk are such as we shall find abundance of delight and satisfaction in. Updated: Fri, 08/07/2020 - 10:34 By admin. Proverbs 3:31. We must remember them so that they may be ready to us whenever we have occasion to use them. V. We must hear afflictions well because that is the way to get good by them (v. 11, v. 12). Font Size. (1.) We must do all we can to support the declining interests of religion in the places where we live.II. Proverbes 3 Louis Segond (LSG). She is more valuable than precious stones. Proverbs 3 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this classic commentary, written in 2013, is Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures By faith. 20 The Lord who is wise, created the rivers and the clouds to give rain to the earth. 23:19 ), and the prophets, Mal. We must, (1.) But let not the wise and good man forget himself, and then he will not give way to any fear that has torment, be the alarm ever so sudden. Bible Gateway Recommends. And it will be so much the more their punishment as it will come instead of their promotion; it will be all the promotion they must ever expect, that God will be glorified in their everlasting confusion. He delights in that in his son which is amiable and agreeable, and therefore corrects him for the prevention and cure of that which would be a deformity to him, and an alloy to his delight in him. We must keep up the fear of God because that is the way to be healthful (v. 7, v. 8). We must do all the good we can, and no hurt, to our neighbours, because according as men are just or unjust, charitable or uncharitable, humble or haughty, accordingly they shall receive of God (v. 27-35). 18 Wise people are happy. "But keep up communion with God, and keep a good conscience, and then when thou liest down thou shalt not be afraid of fire, or thieves, or specters, or any of the terrors of darkness, knowing that when we, and all our friends, are asleep, yet he that keeps Israel and every true-born Israelite neither slumbers nor sleeps, and to him thou hast committed thyself and taken shelter under the shadow of his wings. I. This the apostle quotes (Heb. It is not enough to lay hold on wisdom, but we must keep our hold, hold it fast, with a resolution never to let it go, but to persevere in the ways of wisdom to the end. (Comp. Proverbs 3:5-6 "Lean on" is used here in the sense of relying upon or trusting someone or something for help or protection. That which is the only right way to bring us to our journey’s end we must walk in, fair or foul, pleasant or unpleasant; but the way of religion, as it is the right way, so it is a pleasant way; it is smooth and clean, and strewed with roses: All her paths are peace. We must be constant to our duty because that is the way to be happy (v. 1-4). It is the way to make a little much, and much more; it is the surest and safest method of thriving: So shall thy barns be filled with plenty. The curse or blessing of God is upon the house according as the inhabitants are wicked or godly; and it is certain that a blessed family, though poor, has no reason to envy a cursed family, though rich. 16 If you are wise, you will have a long life. Verses 7-12 We have here before us three exhortations, each of them enforced with a good reason:—I. Our Price: $54.99 Save: $35.00 (39%) Buy Now. 10:3 ), and that he shall have; they shall understand him aright, and in his dealings with them he shall appear to be prudent, shall act intelligently and with discretion. New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB1995) Bible Book List. 3 My child, do not forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments, 2 for they will provide a long and full life, and they will add well-being to you. We must trade for it. We must sustain it (so some read it), must embrace it with all our might, as we do that which we would sustain. We must live in a humble and dutiful subjection to God and his government (v. 7): "Fear the Lord, as your sovereign Lord and Master; be ruled in every thing by your religion and subject to the divine will.’’ This must be, 1. The froward sinners, who are continually going from-ward him, whose lives are a perverse contradiction to his will, are abomination to the Lord. (2.) By understanding he has likewise established the heavens and directed all the motions of them in the best manner. Salem Media Group. Prospect of advantage is the spring and spur of industry; he therefore shows us how much it will be to our profit, laying this down for an unquestionable truth, Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, that true wisdom which consists in the knowledge and love of God, and an entire conformity to all the intentions of his truths, providences, and laws. Is length of days a blessing? To have them always in view: "My son, let them not depart from thy eyes; let not thy eyes ever depart from them to wander after vanity. 23:23 ); he does not say at what rate, because we must buy it at any rate rather than miss it.3. Always remember what I ask you to do. It is an earnest of the New Jerusalem, in the midst of which is the tree of life, Rev. Having it not in himself, he draws it with the bucket of prayer from the fountain of all wisdom, who gives liberally. Proverbs 3:9-10. When accounts are balanced, it will be found there is little got by striving.IV. 2. Proverbs is not scintillating reading to most modern readers. 5 Always trust the Lord completely. In Proverbs 3, Solomon is speaking to his son about the woman called Wisdom. Our Price: $21.99 Save: $28.00 (56%) Buy Now. 31 You should not want to be like bad people. Solomon, having pronounced those happy who not only lay hold on wisdom, but retain her, here exhorts us therefore to retain her, assuring us that we ourselves shall have the comfort of doing so.I. John Trapp Complete Commentary. For, as she is ready to embrace those that submit to her with both arms, so she is ready to give out to them with both hands. VII. The Lord will do the same to the people that he loves. Log In/Sign Up . Proverbs 3 – Easy English Bible (EASY) – 1 Do not forget what I teach you, my son. Version. Those who know themselves cannot but find their own understanding to be a broken reed, which, if they lean to, will certainly fail them. (2.) Honour the Lord with thy substance — Lay out thy estate, not to please thyself, but to glorify God; and with the first-fruits of all thy increase — Or, with the chief, or best; which answers to the first-fruits under the law. Remember what I tell you to do. Who does good with it, who draws out from the stock he has, as wine from the vessel, and communicates to others, for their instruction, things new and old. 62:10 ); but the more God gives us the more we should study to honour him. We must neither despise it nor be weary of it. All this would not make a man half so happy, no, not in this world, as those are who have true wisdom, though they have none of all these things. After you log in your content will be available in your library. ), yet, (1.) He wishes to have favour with men also (as Christ had, Lu. Proverbs 5 Proverbs 7. Proverbs 3, The Pulpit Commentaries, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, spanning 23 volumes, covered the entire Bible with verse by verse exposition Study Proverbs 3 using Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. It is from God, and therefore must not be despised; for a slight put upon the messenger is an affront to him that sends him. 35 Wise people will be called great. It will be strengthening: It shall be marrow to thy bones. Tie them around your neck, and write them on your heart. We are here taught to live a life of communion with God; and without controversy great is this mystery of godliness, and of great consequence to us, and, as is here shown, will be of unspeakable advantage.I. English Standard Version (ESV) Bible Book List. ... Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (20) Are broken up. The desolation which the wicked ones make of religion and the religious; though it comes, and seems to be just at the door, yet be not afraid of it; for, though God may make use of the wicked as instruments of his people’s correction, yet he will never suffer them to be the authors of their desolation. 2 What I teach will give you a good, long life, and all will go well for you. G. Campbell Morgan gave his own testimony to the truth of Proverbs 3:5-6: “The measure in which I have trusted Jehovah and acknowledged Him, has been the measure of walking in the paths of real life.” 3. It will be nourishing: It shall be health to thy navel. 3 Do not let love go, and always do right things. 3 Don’t ever let love and loyalty leave you. Bind them about thy neck, as the most graceful ornament.’’ It is the greatest honour we are capable of in this world to have an interest in the mercy and truth of God. 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