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 and godly 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 are broken up, and the heavens drop down the dew. 21 My son, let them not vanish from your sight; 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 thine heart.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Therefore, take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but teach them to thy sons and thy sons' sons.

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 hearts unto all the words which I protest against you today, to command them unto your children and keep and fulfil 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 therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

Proverbs 2:7

He keeps the person of the upright; he is a buckler to those that walk perfectly,

Proverbs 3:1-3

My son, forget not my law, but let thine heart keep my commandments:

John 8:31

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed;

John 15:6-7

He who does not abide in me shall be cast forth as an unsound branch and shall wither, and they are gathered and cast into the fire and are burned.

Hebrews 2:1-3

Therefore, it is necessary that we with more diligence keep the things which we have heard, so that we do not fall.

1 John 2:24

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. For if that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, ye also shall continue to abide in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

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