Parallel Verses

Amplified

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds;

New American Standard Bible

Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;

King James Version

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

Holman Bible

Know well the condition of your flock,
and pay attention to your herds,

International Standard Version

Keep well informed of the condition of your flocks and pay attention to your herds,

A Conservative Version

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, [and] look well to thy herds.

American Standard Version

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, And look well to thy herds:

Bible in Basic English

Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds;

Darby Translation

Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be thou diligent to know the countenance of thy sheep, and put thy heart into thy herds.

Julia Smith Translation

Knowing, thou shalt know the face of thy flock; set thy heart to thy herds.

King James 2000

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You will surely know the {condition} of your flock; your heart attends to the herds.

Modern King James verseion

Know well the face of your flocks; set your heart on your herds.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that thou know the number of thy cattle thy self, and look well to thy flocks.

NET Bible

Pay careful attention to the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds,

New Heart English Bible

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:

The Emphasized Bible

Note well, the appearance of thy flock, apply thy mind to thy herds;

Webster

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

World English Bible

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds:

Youngs Literal Translation

Know well the face of thy flock, Set thy heart to the droves,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
the state
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

of thy flocks
צאון צאןo 
Tso'n 
Usage: 274

and look
שׁית 
Shiyth 
Usage: 83

References

Context Readings

All About Life

22 Even though like grain you should pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him. 23 Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds; 24 For riches are not forever; does a crown endure to all generations?



Cross References

1 Peter 5:2

Tend (nurture, guard, guide, and fold) the flock of God that is [your responsibility], not by coercion or constraint, but willingly; not dishonorably motivated by the advantages and profits [belonging to the office], but eagerly and cheerfully;

Genesis 31:38-40

These twenty years I have been with you; your ewes and your she-goats have not lost their young, and the rams of your flock have not been eaten by me.

Genesis 33:13

But Jacob replied, You know, my lord, that the children are tender and delicate and need gentle care, and the flocks and herds with young are of concern to me; for if the men should overdrive them for a single day, the whole of the flocks would die.

Exodus 7:23

And Pharaoh turned and went into his house; neither did he take even this to heart.

Deuteronomy 32:46

He said to them, Set your [minds and] hearts on all the words which I command you this day, that you may command them to your children, that they may be watchful to do all the words of this law.

1 Samuel 17:28

Now Eliab his eldest brother heard what he said to the men; and Eliab's anger was kindled against David and he said, Why did you come here? With whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your presumption and evilness of heart; for you came down that you might see the battle.

1 Chronicles 27:29-31

Over the herds pasturing in Sharon, Shitrai the Sharonite; over the herds in the valleys, Shaphat son of Adlai;

2 Chronicles 26:10

Also he built towers in the wilderness and hewed out many cisterns, for he had much livestock, both in the lowlands and in the tableland. And he had farmers and vinedressers in the hills and in the fertile fields [of Carmel], for he loved farming.

Proverbs 24:32

Then I beheld and considered it well; I looked and received instruction.

Ezekiel 34:22-24

Therefore will I rescue My flock, and they shall no more be a prey; and I will judge between sheep and sheep.

Ezekiel 34:31

And that you, My sheep, the sheep of My pasture, are [only] men and I am your God, says the Lord God.

John 10:3

The watchman opens the door for this man, and the sheep listen to his voice and heed it; and he calls his own sheep by name and brings (leads) them out.

John 21:15-17

When they had eaten, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these [others do -- "with reasoning, intentional, spiritual devotion, as one loves the Father]? He said to Him, Yes, Lord, You know that I love You [that I have deep, instinctive, personal affection for You, as for a close friend]. He said to him, Feed My lambs.

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