Proverbs 27:23



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;

King James Version

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

International Standard Version

Keep well informed of the condition of your flocks and pay attention to your herds,

A Conservative Version

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, [and] look well to thy herds.

American Standard Version

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, And look well to thy herds:

Amplified

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds;

Bible in Basic English

Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds;

Darby Translation

Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds:

Holman Bible

Know well the condition of your flock, and pay attention to your herds,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be thou diligent to know the countenance of thy sheep, and put thy heart into thy herds.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing, thou shalt know the face of thy flock; set thy heart to thy herds.

King James 2000

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will surely know the {condition} of your flock; your heart attends to the herds.

Modern King James verseion

Know well the face of your flocks; set your heart on your herds.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that thou know the number of thy cattle thy self, and look well to thy flocks.

NET Bible

Pay careful attention to the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds,

New Heart English Bible

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:

New simplified Bible

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks and attend to your herds.

The Emphasized Bible

Note well, the appearance of thy flock, apply thy mind to thy herds;

Webster

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

World English Bible

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:

Youngs Literal Translation

Know well the face of thy flock, Set thy heart to the droves,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be thou diligent
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

to know
ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

the state
פּנים 
Paniym 
before , face , presence , because , sight , countenance , from , person , upon , of , ...me , against , ...him , open , for , toward ,
Usage: 2119

צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and look
שׁית 
Shiyth 
set , made , lay , put , appoint , regard ,
Usage: 83

References

Context Readings

All About Life

22 Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his foolishness will not depart from him. 23 Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds; 24 For riches are not forever, Nor does a crown endure to all generations.



Cross References

1 Peter 5:2

shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

Genesis 31:38-40

"These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your female goats have not miscarried, nor have I eaten the rams of your flocks.

Genesis 33:13

But he said to him, "My lord knows that the children are frail and that the flocks and herds which are nursing are a care to me. And if they are driven hard one day, all the flocks will die.

Exodus 7:23

Then Pharaoh turned and went into his house with no concern even for this.

Deuteronomy 32:46

he said to them, "Take to your heart all the words with which I am warning you today, which you shall command your sons to observe carefully, even all the words of this law.

1 Samuel 17:28

Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger burned against David and he said, "Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle."

1 Chronicles 27:29-31

Shitrai the Sharonite had charge of the cattle which were grazing in Sharon; and Shaphat the son of Adlai had charge of the cattle in the valleys.

2 Chronicles 26:10

He built towers in the wilderness and hewed many cisterns, for he had much livestock, both in the lowland and in the plain. He also had plowmen and vinedressers in the hill country and the fertile fields, for he loved the soil.

Proverbs 24:32

When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction.

Ezekiel 34:22-24

therefore, I will deliver My flock, and they will no longer be a prey; and I will judge between one sheep and another.

Ezekiel 34:31

"As for you, My sheep, the sheep of My pasture, you are men, and I am your God," declares the Lord GOD.

John 10:3

"To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.

John 21:15-17

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."



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