Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, And lay up my commandments with thee;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;

Holman Bible

My son, if you accept my words
and store up my commands within you,

International Standard Version

My son, if you accept my words, and treasure my instructions

A Conservative Version

My son, if thou will receive my words, and lay up my commandments with thee,

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

My son, if you will take my words to your heart, storing up my laws in your mind;

Darby Translation

My son, if thou receivest my words, and layest up my commandments with thee,

Julia Smith Translation

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and wilt hide my commands with thee;

King James 2000

My son, if you will receive my words, and lay up my commandments with you;

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, if you will receive my sayings, and hide my commands with you,

Modern King James verseion

My son, if you will receive my words and hide my commandments with you,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and keep my commandments by thee,

NET Bible

My child, if you receive my words, and store up my commands within you,

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

My son, if thou wilt receive my sayings, and, my commandments, wilt treasure up by thee;

Webster

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

My son, if thou dost accept my sayings, And my commands dost lay up with thee,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
if thou wilt receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

my words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

and hide
צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

Images Proverbs 2:1

Prayers for Proverbs 2:1

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

1 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, And lay up my commandments with thee; 2 So as to incline thine ear unto wisdom, And apply thy heart to understanding;


Cross References

Proverbs 3:1

My son, forget not my law; But let thy heart keep my commandments:

Proverbs 4:1

Hear, my'sons, the instruction of a father, And attend to know understanding:

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my words, And lay up my commandments with thee.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart;

Job 23:12

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

Psalm 119:9-11

BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word.

Proverbs 1:3

To receive instruction in wise dealing, In righteousness and justice and equity;

Proverbs 4:10

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; And the years of thy life shall be many.

Proverbs 4:20-22

My son, attend to my words; Incline thine ear unto my sayings.

Proverbs 6:21

Bind them continually upon thy heart; Tie them about thy neck.

Matthew 13:44

The kingdom of heaven is like unto a treasure hidden in the field; which a man found, and hid; and in his joy he goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.

Luke 2:19

But Mary kept all these sayings, pondering them in her heart.

Luke 2:51

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth; and he was subject unto them: and his mother kept all these'sayings in her heart.

John 12:47-48

And if any man hear my sayings, and keep them not, I judge him not: for I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.

Luke 9:44

Let these words sink into your ears: for the Son of man shall be delivered up into the hands of men.

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

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