Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Apply yourself to discipline
and listen 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.

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,
and He will take up their case against you.
12 Apply yourself to discipline
and listen to words of knowledge.
13 Don’t withhold discipline from a youth;
if you beat him with a rod, he will not die.



Cross References

Proverbs 2:2-6

listening closely to wisdom
and directing your heart to understanding;

Proverbs 5:1-2

My son, pay attention to my wisdom;
listen closely to my understanding

Proverbs 22:17

Listen closely, pay attention to the words of the wise,
and apply your mind to my knowledge.

Proverbs 23:19

Listen, my son, and be wise;
keep your mind on the right course.

Ezekiel 33:31

So My people come to you in crowds, sit in front of you, and hear your words, but they don’t obey them. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue dishonest profit.

Matthew 13:52

“Therefore,” He said to them, “every student of Scripture instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who brings out of his storeroom what is new and what is old.”

James 1:21-25

Therefore, ridding yourselves of all moral filth and evil, humbly receive the implanted word, which is able to save you.

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