Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My son, let them not vanish from your sight;
Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

King James Version

My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Holman Bible

Maintain your competence and discretion.
My son, don’t lose sight of them.

International Standard Version

My son, do not let wisdom leave your sight. Carefully observe sound judgment and discernment,

A Conservative Version

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

American Standard Version

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Amplified


My son, let them not escape from your sight,
But keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Bible in Basic English

My son, keep good sense, and do not let wise purpose go from your eyes.

Darby Translation

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Julia Smith Translation

My son, they shall not depart from thine eyes: keep counsel and meditation:

King James 2000

My son, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, may they not escape from your {sight}; may you keep sound wisdom and prudence.

Modern King James verseion

My son, do not let them depart from your eyes; keep sound wisdom and judgment,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, let not these things depart from thine eyes, but keep my law and my counsel:

NET Bible

My child, do not let them escape from your sight; safeguard sound wisdom and discretion.

New Heart English Bible

My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

The Emphasized Bible

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes, guard thou counsel, and purpose:

Webster

My son, let not them depart from thy eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

World English Bible

My son, let them not depart from your eyes. Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Youngs Literal Translation

My son! let them not turn from thine eyes, Keep thou wisdom and thoughtfulness,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוּז 
Luwz 
Usage: 6

תּשׁיּה תּוּשׁיּה 
Tuwshiyah 
Usage: 11

Verse Info

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

20 By His knowledge the deeps were broken up
And the skies drip with dew.
21 My son, let them not vanish from your sight;
Keep sound wisdom and discretion,
22 So they will be life to your soul
And adornment to your neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:21

Do not let them depart from your sight;
Keep them in the midst of your heart.

Deuteronomy 4:9

“Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

he said to them, “Take to your heart all the words with which I am warning you today, which you shall command your sons to observe carefully, even all the words of this law.

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it; for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have success.

Proverbs 2:7

He stores up sound wisdom for the upright;
He is a shield to those who walk in integrity,

Proverbs 3:1-3

My son, do not forget my teaching,
But let your heart keep my commandments;

John 8:31

So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine;

John 15:6-7

If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned.

Hebrews 2:1-3

For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.

1 John 2:24

As for you, let that abide in you which you heard from the beginning. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, you also will abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

As for you, the anointing which you received from Him abides in you, and you have no need for anyone to teach you; but as His anointing teaches you about all things, and is true and is not a lie, and just as it has taught you, you abide in Him.

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