Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Apply your heart to discipline And your ears to words of knowledge.

King James Version

Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.

Holman Bible

Apply yourself to instruction and listen to words of knowledge.

International Standard Version

Learn diligently, and listen to words of knowledge.

American Standard Version

Apply thy heart unto instruction, And thine ears to the words of knowledge.

Amplified

Apply your mind to instruction and correction and your ears to words of knowledge.

Bible in Basic English

Give your heart to teaching, and your ears to the words of knowledge.

Darby Translation

Apply thy heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Apply thine heart unto chastening and thine ears to the words of wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

Bring thy heart to instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.

King James 2000

Apply your heart unto instruction, and your ears to the words of knowledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Apply your heart to instruction, and your ear to sayings of knowledge.

Modern King James verseion

Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to the words of knowledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Apply thine heart unto learning, and thine ear to the words of knowledge.

NET Bible

Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to the words of knowledge.

New Heart English Bible

Apply your heart to instruction, and your ears to the words of knowledge.

The Emphasized Bible

Bring, to correction, thy heart, and thine ears, to the sayings of knowledge.

Webster

Apply thy heart to instruction, and thy ears to the words of knowledge.

World English Bible

Apply your heart to instruction, and your ears to the words of knowledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

Bring in to instruction thy heart, And thine ear to sayings of knowledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

and thine ears
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

to the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

11 For their Redeemer is strong; He will plead their case against you. 12 Apply your heart to discipline And your ears to words of knowledge. 13 Do not hold back discipline from the child, Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.



Cross References

Proverbs 2:2-6

Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding;

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, give attention to my wisdom, Incline your ear to my understanding;

Proverbs 22:17

Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;

Proverbs 23:19

Listen, my son, and be wise, And direct your heart in the way.

Ezekiel 33:31

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Matthew 13:52

And Jesus said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a head of a household, who brings out of his treasure things new and old."

James 1:21-25

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.



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