Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 [submit and consent to the divine will] and come to Me; hear, and your soul will revive; and I will make an everlasting covenant or league with you, even the sure mercy (kindness, goodwill, and compassion) promised 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an eternal covenant with you, even 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.

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.

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 Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food. 3 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. 4 "Look! I have made him a witness to the nations, a leader and commander of the nations.


Cross References

Isaiah 61:8

"For I, the LORD, love justice, and I hate robbery and iniquity; I will faithfully present your reward and make an everlasting covenant with you.

Acts 13:34

God raised him from the dead, never to experience decay, as he said, "I'll give you the holy promises made to David.'

Isaiah 54:8

I hid my face from you for a moment in a surge of anger, but I will have compassion on you with my everlasting gracious love," says the LORD your Redeemer.

Psalm 78:1

Listen, my people, to my instruction. Hear the words of my mouth.

Jeremiah 32:40

I'll make an everlasting covenant with them that I won't turn away from doing good for them. I'll put the fear of me in their hearts so they won't turn away from me.

Matthew 11:28

"Come to me, all of you who are weary and loaded down with burdens, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 17:5

He was still speaking when a bright cloud suddenly overshadowed them. A voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him. Keep on listening to him!"

Genesis 17:7

I'm establishing my covenant between me and you, and with your descendants who come after you, generation after generation, as an eternal covenant, to be your God and your descendants' God after you.

Leviticus 18:5

Keep my statutes and my ordinances, which a person is to obey in order to live in them. I am the LORD.

2 Samuel 7:8-17

"""Now therefore this is what you are to tell my servant David: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "I took you from the pasture myself from tending sheep to become Commander-in-Chief over my people, that is, over Israel.

2 Samuel 23:5

Is not my dynasty like this with God? Has he not made an eternal covenant with me, preparing every detail of it? And he has made it secure, including my complete salvation, has he not? He has been of continual help, has he not, even with respect to all of my desires?

Psalm 89:28

I will show my gracious love toward him forever, since my covenant is securely established with him.

Psalm 89:35-37

I have sworn by my holiness once for all: I will not lie to David.

Psalm 119:112

As a result, I am determined to carry out your statutes forever. Samek

Proverbs 4:20

My son, pay attention to my words, and listen closely to what I say.

Jeremiah 30:9

Rather, they will serve the LORD their God and David their king, whom I will raise up for them.

Jeremiah 33:20-21

"This is what the LORD says: "If you could break my covenant with the day and night so that day and night wouldn't occur at the proper time,

Jeremiah 33:26

then I might reject the descendants of Jacob and my servant David by not taking some of his descendants as rulers over the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Indeed, I'll restore their fortunes, and I'll have compassion on them.'"

Jeremiah 50:5

They'll ask the way to Zion, turning their faces in that direction. They'll come and join themselves to the LORD in an everlasting covenant that won't be forgotten.

Ezekiel 37:24-25

"""My servant King David will be there for them, and one shepherd will be appointed for them. They will live according to my decrees, keep my regulations, and practice them.

Matthew 13:16

"How blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear!

John 5:24-25

"Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, whoever hears what I say and believes in the one who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged, but has passed from death to life.

John 6:37

Everything the Father gives me will come to me, and I'll never turn away the one who comes to me.

John 6:44-45

No one can come to me unless the Father who sent me draws him, and I will raise him to life on the last day.

John 7:37

On the last and most important day of the festival, Jesus stood up and shouted, "If anyone is thirsty, let him come to me and drink!

John 8:47

The one who belongs to God listens to the words of God. The reason you don't listen is because you don't belong to God."

John 10:27

My sheep hear my voice. I know them, and they follow me.

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes about the righteousness that comes from the Law as follows: "The person who obeys these things will find life by them."

Hebrews 13:20

Now may the God of peace, who by the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, the Great Shepherd of the sheep,

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