Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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 thee. 12 Apply thy heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge. 13 Withhold not correction from the child; for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die:



Cross References

Proverbs 2:2-6

so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and thou apply thy heart to understanding;

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, attend unto my wisdom, incline thine ear to my understanding;

Proverbs 22:17

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Proverbs 23:19

Thou, my son, hear and be wise, and direct thy heart in the way.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come unto thee as a people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they do them not; for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their dishonest gain.

Matthew 13:52

And he said to them, For this reason every scribe discipled to the kingdom of the heavens is like a man that is a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old.

James 1:21-25

Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

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