Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

New American Standard Bible

"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.

King James Version

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;

Holman Bible

“Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don’t forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don’t slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

International Standard Version

Only guard yourselves carefully so you won't forget the things that you saw and let them slip from your mind for the rest of your life. Tell them to your children and to your grandchildren.

A Conservative Version

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes saw, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but make them known to thy sons and thy son's sons--

American Standard Version

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes saw, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but make them known unto thy children and thy children's children;

Amplified

Only take heed, and guard your life diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen and lest they depart from your [mind and] heart all the days of your life. Teach them to your children and your children's children -- "

Bible in Basic English

Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;

Darby Translation

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Julia Smith Translation

Only watch to thyself and watch thy soul greatly, lest thou. shalt forget the words which thine eyes saw, and lest they shall remove from thy heart all the days of thy life: and make them known to thy sons and to the sons of thy sons.

King James 2000

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them to your sons, and your sons' sons;

Modern King James verseion

Only take heed to yourself and keep your soul carefully, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life. But teach them to your sons, and your sons' sons.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take heed to thyself therefore only and keep thy soul diligently, that thou forget not the things which thine eyes have seen, and that they depart not out of thine heart, all the days of thine life: but teach them thy sons, and thy son's sons.

NET Bible

Again, however, pay very careful attention, lest you forget the things you have seen and disregard them for the rest of your life; instead teach them to your children and grandchildren.

New Heart English Bible

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

The Emphasized Bible

Only take thou heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently, so that thou forget not the things which thine own eyes have seen, and so that they go not out of thy heart, all the days of thy life, - but thou shalt make them known unto thy sons and unto thy son's sons: -

Webster

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou shouldst forget the things which thy eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them to thy sons, and thy sons' sons:

World English Bible

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

Youngs Literal Translation

'Only, take heed to thyself, and watch thy soul exceedingly, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they turn aside from thy heart, all days of thy life; and thou hast made them known to thy sons, and to thy sons' sons.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

to thyself, and keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

lest thou forget
שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

the things
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

all the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of thy life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

References

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Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Call To Obedience

8 And what [other] great nation has for it just rules and regulations just like {this whole} law that I [am] setting {before} you {today}? 9 "However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}. 10 [Remember] the day that you stood {before} Yahweh your God at Horeb {when Yahweh said to me}, 'Summon for me the people so that I can tell them my words, that they may learn to fear me all [of] the days they [are] alive on the earth and so [that] they may teach their children.'



Cross References

Deuteronomy 6:7

And you shall recite them to your children, and you shall talk about them at [the time of] your living in your house and at [the time of] your going on the road and at [the time of] your lying down and at [the time of] your rising [up].

Genesis 18:19

For I have chosen him, that he will command his children and his household after him that they will keep the way of Yahweh, to do righteousness and justice, so that Yahweh may bring upon Abraham that which he said to him."

Deuteronomy 4:23

Watch [out] for yourselves so that you do not forget the covenant of Yahweh your God that he had {made} with you and make for yourselves a divine image [of] the form of anything that Yahweh your God {has forbidden},

Deuteronomy 11:19

And you shall teach them to your children by talking about them when you sit in your house and when you travel on the road and when you lie down and when you get up.

Ephesians 6:4

And fathers, do not make your children angry, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Deuteronomy 29:29

"The hidden [things] {belong to Yahweh} our God, but the revealed [things] {belong to us} [to know] and to our children {forever}, [in order] to do all the words of this law."

Deuteronomy 32:46

then he said to them, "{Take to heart all the words} that I [am] admonishing [against] you {today} [concerning] which you should instruct them [with respect to] your children {so that they will observe diligently} all the words of this law,

Proverbs 4:20-23

My child, be attentive to my words; to my sayings incline your ear.

Exodus 13:8-9

And you shall tell your son on that day, saying, 'This [is] because of what Yahweh did for me when I came out from Egypt.'

Exodus 13:14-16

And when your son asks you {in the future}, saying, 'What [is] this?' you will say to him, 'With strength of hand Yahweh brought us out from Egypt, from a house of slaves.

Deuteronomy 4:15

"So {you must be very careful for yourselves}, because you did not see any form on the day Yahweh spoke to you at Horeb from the midst of the fire,

Deuteronomy 31:19

"And so then write this song for yourselves and teach it to the {Israelites}; put it in their mouth, so that this song may be for me as a witness against the {Israelites}.

Joshua 1:18

Whoever {rebels against your orders} and does not obey your words according to what you commanded us will be put to death. Only be strong and courageous."

Joshua 4:6-7

so that this may be a reminder among you. When your children ask in the future, saying, '{What do these stones mean to you}?'

Joshua 4:21

And he said to the {Israelites}, "When your children ask in the future {their parents}, '{What is the meaning of these stones}?'

Psalm 34:11-16

Come, [you] children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of Yahweh.

Psalm 71:18

And even when [I am] old and gray, O God, do not abandon me until I proclaim your {strength} to [this] generation, your power to every [one that] comes [after].

Psalm 78:3-8

that we have heard and known, and our ancestors have told us.

Psalm 119:11

In my heart I have hidden your word, so that I may not sin against you.

Proverbs 1:8

My child, may you keep your father's instruction, and do not reject your mother's teachings,

Proverbs 3:1-3

My child, do not forget my instruction, and may your heart guard my commands.

Proverbs 3:21

My child, may they not escape from your {sight}; may you keep sound wisdom and prudence.

Proverbs 4:1-13

Children, listen [to the] instruction of a father, and be attentive [in order] to know insight.

Proverbs 7:1

My child, guard my sayings; store my commandments with you.

Proverbs 23:26

My child, may you give your heart to me, and may your eyes delight in my ways.

Isaiah 38:19

[The] living, [the] living one praises you like me today; a father will make your faithfulness known to children.

Luke 8:18

Therefore consider how you listen, for whoever has, to him [more] will be given, and whoever does not have, even what he thinks [that he] has will be taken away from him."

Hebrews 2:1

Because of this, [it is] all the more necessary [that] we pay attention to the [things] we have heard, lest we drift away.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape [if we] neglect so great a salvation which had [its] beginning [when it] was spoken through the Lord [and] was confirmed to us by those who heard,

James 2:22

You see that faith was working together with his works, and by the works the faith was perfected.

Revelation 3:3

Therefore remember how you have received and heard, and observe [it], and repent. If therefore you are not on the alert, I will come like a thief, and you will never know [at] what hour I will come against you.

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