Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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 discipline
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.

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 mighty; He will plead their cause against you. 12 Apply your mind to instruction and correction and your ears to words of knowledge. 13 Withhold not discipline from the child; for if you strike and punish him with the [reedlike] rod, he will not die.



Cross References

Proverbs 2:2-6

Making your ear attentive to skillful and godly Wisdom and inclining and directing your heart and mind to understanding [applying all your powers to the quest for it];

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, be attentive to my Wisdom [godly Wisdom learned by actual and costly experience], and incline your ear to my understanding [of what is becoming and prudent for you],

Proverbs 22:17

Listen (consent and submit) to the words of the wise, and apply your mind to my knowledge;

Proverbs 23:19

Hear, my son, and be wise, and direct your mind in the way [of the Lord].

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as people come, and they sit before you as My people, and they hear the words you say, but they will not do them; for with their mouths they show much love, but their hearts go after and are set on their [idolatrous greed for] gain.

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].

James 1:21-25

So get rid of all uncleanness and the rampant outgrowth of wickedness, and in a humble (gentle, modest) spirit receive and welcome the Word which implanted and rooted [in your hearts] contains the power to save your souls.

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