Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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,

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 and godly Wisdom and discretion,

Bible in Basic English

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, do not let them 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 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 unto 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 that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

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

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words that I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to take heed to do, all the words of this law.

Joshua 1:8

This book of the law shall not depart from thy mouth; and thou shalt meditate upon it day and night, that thou mayest take heed to do according to all that is written therein; for then shalt thou have good success in thy ways, and then shalt thou prosper.

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 teaching, and let thy heart observe my commandments;

John 8:31

Jesus therefore said to the Jews who believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye are truly my disciples;

John 15:6-7

Unless any one abide in me he is cast out as the branch, and is dried up; and they gather them and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.

Hebrews 2:1-3

For this reason we should give heed more abundantly to the things we have heard, lest in any way we should slip away.

1 John 2:24

As for you let that which ye have heard from the beginning abide in you: if what ye have heard from the beginning abides in you, ye also shall abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

and yourselves, the unction which ye have received from him abides in you, and ye have not need that any one should teach you; but as the same unction teaches you as to all things, and is true and is not a lie, and even as it has taught you, ye shall abide in him.

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