Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Incline your ear, and come unto me, Hearken, That your soul, may live, - That I may solemnise for you a covenant age-abiding, The Lovingkindness to David, well-assured.

New American Standard Bible

Incline your ear and come to Me.
Listen, that you may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

King James Version

Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Holman Bible

Pay attention and come to Me;
listen, so that you will live.
I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
the promises assured to David.

International Standard Version

Pay attention to me, come to me; and listen, so that you may live; then I'll make an everlasting covenant with you, as promised by my faithful, sure love for David.

A Conservative Version

Incline your ear, and come to me. Hear, and your soul shall live. And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the {faithful holy things (LXX/NT)} of David.

American Standard Version

Incline your ear, and come unto me; hear, and your soul shall live: and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Amplified


“Incline your ear [to listen] and come to Me;
Hear, so that your soul may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies [promised and] shown to David.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, and come to me, take note with care, so that your souls may have life: and I will make an eternal agreement with you, even the certain mercies of David.

Darby Translation

Incline your ear, and come unto me; hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, the sure mercies of David.

Julia Smith Translation

Incline your ear, and come to me, and hear, and your soul shall live; and I will cut out with you an eternal covenant, the sure mercies of David.

King James 2000

Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Extend your ear, and come to me! Listen so that your soul may live, and I will {make} an everlasting covenant with you, the enduring proofs of {the mercies shown to} David.

Modern King James verseion

Bow down your ear, and come to Me; hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Incline your ears, and come unto me, take heed, and your soul shall live. For I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

NET Bible

Pay attention and come to me! Listen, so you can live! Then I will make an unconditional covenantal promise to you, just like the reliable covenantal promises I made to David.

New Heart English Bible

Turn your ear, and come to me; hear, and your soul shall live: and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Webster

Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

World English Bible

Turn your ear, and come to me; hear, and your soul shall live: and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Youngs Literal Translation

Incline your ear, and come unto me, Hear, and your soul doth live, And I make for you a covenant age-during, The kind acts of David -- that are stedfast.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

and come
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

and your soul
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

and I will make
כּרת 
Karath 
Usage: 287

עלם עולם 
`owlam 
Usage: 438

בּרית 
B@riyth 
Usage: 284

References

Context Readings

Invitation To True Rewards

2 Wherefore should ye spend, Money, for that which is not bread? Or your labour, for that which, satisfieth not? Keep on hearkening unto me, And, so eat that which is good, And let your soul take exquisite delight in fatness: 3 Incline your ear, and come unto me, Hearken, That your soul, may live, - That I may solemnise for you a covenant age-abiding, The Lovingkindness to David, well-assured. 4 Lo! As a witness to the peoples, have I given him, - As a leader and commander to the peoples:


Cross References

Isaiah 61:8

For, I, Yahweh, am a lover of justice, Hating plunder, for an ascending-sacrifice, Therefore will I give their reward with faithfulness, And an age-abiding covenant, will I solemnise for them.

Acts 13:34

And, in that he raised him from among the dead, no more destined to return unto corruption, on this wise hath he spoken - I will give unto you the faithful lovingkindnesses of David.

Isaiah 54:8

In an overflow of vexation, I hid my face for a moment, from thee, But, with lovingkindness age-abiding, have I had compassion on thee, - saith thy Redeemer Yahweh.

Psalm 78:1

Give ear, O my people, to mine instruction, Bend your ear to the sayings of my mouth;

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will solemnise to them an age-abiding covenant, That I will not turn away from following them, to do them good, - But the reverence of myself, will I put in their heart, so that they shall not turn away from me.

Matthew 11:28

Come unto me! all ye that toil and are burdened, and, I, will give you rest:

Matthew 17:5

While yet he was speaking, lo! a brightly shining cloud, overshadowed them, and lo! a voice, out of the cloud, saying - This, is, my Son, the Beloved, in whom I delight, - Be hearkening to him.

Genesis 17:7

And I will confirm my covenant betwixt me and thee and thy seed after thee to their generations for an age-abiding covenant, - to become to thee a God, and to thy seed after thee;

Leviticus 18:5

Therefore shall ye observe my statutes, and my regulations, Which if the son of earth shall do them, Then shall he live in them, - I, am Yahweh.

2 Samuel 7:8-17

Now, therefore, thus, shalt thou say unto my servant, unto David: Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, I myself, took thee away from the pasture, from after the flock, - to become leader over my people, over Israel;

2 Samuel 23:5

When, not so, was my house with GOD, Then, a covenant age-abiding, he appointed me, Ordered in all things and guarded, Now that it is all my salvation and all my desire, Will he not make it shoot forth?

Psalm 89:28

Age-abidingly, will I keep for him my lovingkindness, And, my covenant, hath been made steadfast for him;

Psalm 89:35-37

One thing, have I sworn by my holiness, Verily, to David, will I not lie;

Psalm 119:112

I have inclined my heart to perform thy statutes, Age-abidingly, to the end.

Proverbs 4:20

My son, to my words, attend, to my sayings, incline thou thine ear;

Jeremiah 30:9

But they shall serve Yahweh their God, - and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

Jeremiah 33:20-21

Thus, saith Yahweh, If ye can break, My covenant of the day, and My covenant of the night, That there be not day and night in their season,

Jeremiah 33:26

The seed of Jacob also and of David my servant, might I east off so as not to take of his seed as rulers unto the seed of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, - For I will bring back them of their captivity, and will have compassion upon them.

Jeremiah 50:5

To Zion, shall they ask the way, Hitherward, their faces, Come and let us join ourselves unto Yahweh, In a covenant age-abiding, which shall not be forgotten.

Ezekiel 37:24-25

And my servant David shall be king over them, And one shepherd, shall they all have, And in my regulations, shall they walk, And my statutes, shall they observe and do them.

Matthew 13:16

But happy are, your, eyes, that they see, and your ears, that they hear;

John 5:24-25

Verily, verily, I say unto you: He that heareth, my word, and believeth in him that sent me, hath life age-abiding, and, into judgment, cometh not, but hath passed over, out of death into life.

John 6:37

All that which the Father is giving me, unto me, will have come, and, him that cometh unto me, in nowise will I cast out, -

John 6:44-45

No one, can come unto me, except, the Father who sent me, draw him, - and, I, will raise him up, in the last day.

John 7:37

Now, on the last - the great - day of the feast, Jesus was standing, and he cried aloud, saying - If any man thirst, let him come unto me and drink:

John 8:47

He that is of God, heareth, the sayings of God; therefore, do, ye, not hear, because, of God, ye are not.

John 10:27

My sheep, unto my voice, hearken, - and, I, know, them, and they follow me, -

Romans 10:5

For, Moses, writeth that - as touching the righteousness that is by law, The man that hath done it , shall live thereby;

Hebrews 13:20

But, the God of peace, He that led up from among the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep, with the blood of an age-abiding covenant, - our Lord Jesus,

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