Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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,

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 depths were broken up, And the skies drop down the dew. 21 My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion: 22 So shall they be life unto thy soul, And grace to thy neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:21

Let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep them in the midst of thy heart.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes saw, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but make them known unto thy children and thy children's children;

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be upon thy heart;

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

And he said unto them, Set your heart unto all the words which I testify unto you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, even all the words of this law.

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate thereon day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

Proverbs 2:7

He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

Proverbs 3:1-3

My son, forget not my law; But let thy heart keep my commandments:

John 8:31

Jesus therefore said to those Jews that had believed him, If ye abide in my word, then are ye truly my disciples;

John 15:6-7

If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

Hebrews 2:1-3

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things that were heard, lest haply we drift away from them .

1 John 2:24

As for you, let that abide in you which ye heard from the beginning. If that which ye heard from the beginning abide in you, ye also shall abide in the Son, and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

And as for you, the anointing which ye received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any one teach you; but as his anointing teacheth you; concerning all things, and is true, and is no lie, and even as it taught you, ye abide in him.

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