Parallel Verses

Amplified

Receive, I pray you, the law and instruction from His mouth and lay up His words in your heart.

New American Standard Bible

"Please receive instruction from His mouth And establish His words in your heart.

King James Version

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

Holman Bible

Receive instruction from His mouth,
and place His sayings in your heart.

International Standard Version

Accept what he has to teach you, and treasure his words in your heart.

A Conservative Version

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.

American Standard Version

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, And lay up his words in thy heart.

Bible in Basic English

Be pleased to take teaching from his mouth, and let his words be stored up in your heart.

Darby Translation

Receive, I pray thee, instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

Julia Smith Translation

Take now the law from his mouth, and set his words in thy heart

King James 2000

Receive, I pray you, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Please receive instruction from his mouth, and place his words in your heart.

Modern King James verseion

Please receive the Law from His mouth and lay up His words in your heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Receive the law at his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

NET Bible

Accept instruction from his mouth and store up his words in your heart.

New Heart English Bible

Please receive instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.

The Emphasized Bible

Accept, I beseech thee, from his mouth - instruction, - and lay up his sayings in thy heart.

Webster

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.

World English Bible

Please receive instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

Receive, I pray thee, from His mouth a law, And set His sayings in thy heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

I pray thee, the law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

and lay up
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

References

Fausets

Job

Hastings

Job

Context Readings

Eliphaz's Third Speech

21 Acquaint now yourself with Him [agree with God and show yourself to be conformed to His will] and be at peace; by that [you shall prosper and great] good shall come to you. 22 Receive, I pray you, the law and instruction from His mouth and lay up His words in your heart. 23 If you return to the Almighty [and submit and humble yourself before Him], you will be built up; if you put away unrighteousness far from your tents,



Cross References

Job 23:12

I have not gone back from the commandment of His lips; I have esteemed and treasured the words of His mouth more than my necessary food.

Psalm 119:11

Your word have I laid up in my heart, that I might not sin against You.

Deuteronomy 4:1-2

Now listen and give heed, O Israel, to the statutes and ordinances which I teach you, and do them, that you may live and go in and possess the land which the Lord, the God of your fathers, gives you.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words which I am commanding you this day shall be [first] in your [own] minds and hearts; [then]

Proverbs 2:1-9

My son, if you will receive my words and treasure up my commandments within you,

Proverbs 4:4

He taught me and said to me, Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments and live.

Proverbs 4:21

Let them not depart from your sight; keep them in the center of your heart.

Jeremiah 15:16

Your words were found, and I ate them; and Your words were to me a joy and the rejoicing of my heart, for I am called by Your name, O Lord God of hosts.

Matthew 12:35

The good man from his inner good treasure flings forth good things, and the evil man out of his inner evil storehouse flings forth evil things.

Matthew 13:52

He said to them, Therefore every teacher and interpreter of the Sacred Writings who has been instructed about and trained for the kingdom of heaven and has become a disciple is like a householder who brings forth out of his storehouse treasure that is new and [treasure that is] old [the fresh as well as the familiar].

Luke 2:19

But Mary was keeping within herself all these things ( sayings), weighing and pondering them in her heart.

Luke 2:51

And He went down with them and came to Nazareth and was [habitually] obedient to them; and his mother kept and closely and persistently guarded all these things in her heart.

1 Thessalonians 4:1-2

Furthermore, brethren, we beg and admonish you in [virtue of our union with] the Lord Jesus, that [you follow the instructions which] you learned from us about how you ought to walk so as to please and gratify God, as indeed you are doing, [and] that you do so even more and more abundantly [attaining yet greater perfection in living this life].

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