Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for understanding;

King James Version

Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

Holman Bible

furthermore, if you call out to insight and lift your voice to understanding,

International Standard Version

if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,

A Conservative Version

yea, if thou cry after discernment, and lift up thy voice for understanding,

American Standard Version

Yea, if thou cry after discernment, And lift up thy voice for understanding;

Amplified

Yes, if you cry out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,

Bible in Basic English

Truly, if you are crying out for good sense, and your request is for knowledge;

Darby Translation

yea, if thou criest after discernment and liftest up thy voice to understanding;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

yea, if thou criest for understanding and givest thy voice unto intelligence,

Julia Smith Translation

For if thou will call to understanding, wilt give thy voice to understanding

King James 2000

Yea, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if you cry out for understanding, [if] you lift your voice for insight,

Modern King James verseion

yea, if you cry after knowledge and lift up your voice for understanding;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For if thou criest after wisdom, and callest for knowledge;

NET Bible

indeed, if you call out for discernment -- raise your voice for understanding --

New Heart English Bible

Yes, if you call out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding;

The Emphasized Bible

Yea if, for understanding, thou cry aloud, for knowledge, utter thy voice;

Webster

Yes, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

World English Bible

Yes, if you call out for discernment, and lift up your voice for understanding;

Youngs Literal Translation

For, if for intelligence thou callest, For understanding givest forth thy voice,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Yea, if thou criest
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

and liftest up
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

קל קול 
Qowl 
Usage: 506

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

2 Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding; 3 For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for understanding; 4 If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden treasures;


Cross References

1 Kings 3:9-12

"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"

1 Chronicles 22:12

"Only the LORD give you discretion and understanding, and give you charge over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the LORD your God.

Psalm 25:4-5

Make me know Your ways, O LORD; Teach me Your paths.

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

Psalm 119:73

Your hands made me and fashioned me; Give me understanding, that I may learn Your commandments.

Psalm 119:125

I am Your servant; give me understanding, That I may know Your testimonies.

Psalm 119:169

Let my cry come before You, O LORD; Give me understanding according to Your word.

Proverbs 3:6

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 8:17

"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.

Luke 11:13

"If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him?"

Ephesians 1:17-18

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.



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