Parallel Verses

Amplified

My son, if your heart is wise, my heart will be glad, even mine;

New American Standard Bible

My son, if your heart is wise, My own heart also will be glad;

King James Version

My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

Holman Bible

My son, if your heart is wise,
my heart will indeed rejoice.

International Standard Version

My son, if your heart is wise, my own heart will greatly rejoice.

American Standard Version

My son, if thy heart be wise, My heart will be glad, even mine:

Bible in Basic English

My son, if your heart becomes wise, I, even I, will be glad in heart;

Darby Translation

My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, if thy heart is wise, my heart shall also rejoice;

Julia Smith Translation

My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

King James 2000

My son, if your heart is wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, if your heart is wise, my heart will be glad--even me!

Modern King James verseion

My son, if your heart is wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, if thy heart receive wisdom, my heart also shall rejoice:

NET Bible

My child, if your heart is wise, then my heart also will be glad;

New Heart English Bible

My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad, even mine:

The Emphasized Bible

My son! if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

Webster

My son, if thy heart be wise, my heart shall rejoice, even mine.

World English Bible

My son, if your heart is wise, then my heart will be glad, even mine:

Youngs Literal Translation

My son, if thy heart hath been wise, My heart rejoiceth, even mine,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
be wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 27

שׂמח 
Samach 
Usage: 155

References

Easton

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

14 You shall whip him with the rod and deliver his life from Sheol (Hades, the place of the dead). 15 My son, if your heart is wise, my heart will be glad, even mine; 16 Yes, my heart will rejoice when your lips speak right things.



Cross References

Proverbs 29:3

Whoever loves skillful and godly Wisdom rejoices his father, but he who associates with harlots wastes his substance.

Proverbs 23:24-25

The father of the [uncompromisingly] righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) shall greatly rejoice, and he who becomes the father of a wise child shall have joy in him.

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if you will receive my words and treasure up my commandments within you,

Proverbs 4:1

Hear, my sons, the instruction of a father, and pay attention in order to gain and to know intelligent discernment, comprehension, and interpretation [of spiritual matters].

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son makes a glad father, but a self-confident and foolish man despises his mother and puts her to shame.

Jeremiah 32:41

Yes, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly and in truth with My whole heart and with My whole being.

Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord your God is in the midst of you, a Mighty One, a Savior [Who saves]! He will rejoice over you with joy; He will rest [in silent satisfaction] and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them]; He will exult over you with singing.

Matthew 9:2

And behold, they brought to Him a man paralyzed and prostrated by illness, lying on a sleeping pad; and when Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralyzed man, Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven and the penalty remitted.

Luke 15:23-24

And bring out that [wheat-]fattened calf and kill it; and let us revel and feast and be happy and make merry,

Luke 15:32

But it was fitting to make merry, to revel and feast and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and is alive again! He was lost and is found!

John 15:11

I have told you these things, that My joy and delight may be in you, and that your joy and gladness may be of full measure and complete and overflowing.

John 21:5

So Jesus said to them, Boys (children), you do not have any meat (fish), do you? [Have you caught anything to eat along with your bread?] They answered Him, No!

1 Thessalonians 2:19-20

For what is our hope or happiness or our victor's wreath of exultant triumph when we stand in the presence of our Lord Jesus at His coming? Is it not you?

1 Thessalonians 3:8-9

Because now we [really] live, if you stand [firm] in the Lord.

1 John 2:1

My little children, I write you these things so that you may not violate God's law and sin. But if anyone should sin, we have an Advocate (One Who will intercede for us) with the Father -- "[it is] Jesus Christ [the all] righteous [upright, just, Who conforms to the Father's will in every purpose, thought, and action].

2 John 1:4

I was greatly delighted to find some of your children walking (living) in [the] Truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father [Himself].

3 John 1:3-4

In fact, I greatly rejoiced when [some of] the brethren from time to time arrived and spoke [so highly] of the sincerity and fidelity of your life, as indeed you do live in the Truth [the whole Gospel presents].

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