Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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;

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 listening closely to wisdom
and directing your heart to understanding;
3 furthermore, if you call out to insight
and lift your voice to understanding,
4 if you seek it like silver
and search for it like hidden treasure,


Cross References

1 Kings 3:9-12

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

1 Chronicles 22:12

Above all, may the Lord give you insight and understanding when He puts you in charge of Israel so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God.

Psalm 25:4-5

Make Your ways known to me, Lord;
teach me Your paths.

Psalm 119:34

Help me understand Your instruction,
and I will obey it
and follow it with all my heart.

Psalm 119:73

?YodYour hands made me and formed me;
give me understanding
so that I can learn Your commands.

Psalm 119:125

I am Your servant; give me understanding
so that I may know Your decrees.

Psalm 119:169

?TavLet my cry reach You, Lord;
give me understanding according to Your word.

Proverbs 3:6

think about Him in all your ways,
and He will guide you on the right paths.

Proverbs 8:17

I love those who love me,
and those who search for me find me.

Luke 11:13

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

Ephesians 1:17-18

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.

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