Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in richness. 3  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. 4 Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.


Cross References

Isaiah 61:8

For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery with a burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them.

Acts 13:34

And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said in this way, I will give you the sure mercies of David.

Isaiah 54:8

In a little wrath I hid my face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on you, says the LORD your Redeemer.

Psalm 78:1

[A maschil of Asaph.] Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

Jeremiah 32:40

And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from doing them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.

Matthew 11:28

Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Matthew 17:5

While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear you him.

Genesis 17:7

And I will establish my covenant between me and you and your descendants after you in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto you, and to your descendants after you.

Leviticus 18:5

You shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.

2 Samuel 7:8-17

Now therefore so shall you say unto my servant David, Thus says the LORD of hosts, I took you from the sheepfold, from following the sheep, to be ruler over my people, over Israel:

2 Samuel 23:5

Although my house be not so with God; yet he has made with me an everlasting covenant, ordered in all things, and sure: for this is all my salvation, and all my desire, although he makes it not to grow.

Psalm 89:28

My mercy will I keep for him forevermore, and my covenant shall stand fast with him.

Psalm 89:35-37

Once have I sworn by my holiness that I will not lie unto David.

Psalm 119:112

I have inclined my heart to perform your statutes always, even unto the end.

Proverbs 4:20

My son, attend to my words; incline your ear unto my sayings.

Jeremiah 30:9

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

Jeremiah 33:20-21

Thus says the LORD; if you can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season;

Jeremiah 33:26

Then will I cast away the descendants of Jacob, and David my servant, so that I will not take any of his descendants to be rulers over the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause their captivity to return, and have mercy on them.

Jeremiah 50:5

They shall ask the way to Zion with their faces toward it, saying, Come, and let us join ourselves to the LORD in a perpetual covenant that shall not be forgotten.

Ezekiel 37:24-25

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

Matthew 13:16

But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

John 5:24-25

Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that hears my word, and believes on him that sent me, has everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.

John 6:37

All that the Father gives me shall come to me; and he that comes to me I will in no wise cast out.

John 6:44-45

No man can come to me, except the Father who has sent me draw him: and I will raise him up at the last day.

John 7:37

In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.

John 8:47

He that is of God hears God's words: you therefore hear them not, because you are not of God.

John 10:27

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

Romans 10:5

For Moses describes the righteousness which is of the law, That the man who does those things shall live by them.

Hebrews 13:20

Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant,

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