Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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:

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:

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 With his knowledge, depths broke open, and clouds dropped dew. 21 My child, may they not escape from your {sight}; may you keep sound wisdom and prudence. 22 They shall be life for your soul and adornment for your neck.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:21

May they not escape from your {sight}; keep them in [the] midst of your heart.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words that I am commanding you {today} shall be on your heart.

Deuteronomy 32:46-47

then he said to them, "{Take to heart all the words} that I [am] admonishing [against] you {today} [concerning] which you should instruct them [with respect to] your children {so that they will observe diligently} all the words of this law,

Joshua 1:8

The scroll of this law will not depart from your mouth; you will meditate on it day and night so that {you may observe diligently all that is written} in it. For then you will succeed [in] your ways and prosper.

Proverbs 2:7

For the upright, he stores sound judgment, a shield for those who walk uprightly,

Proverbs 3:1-3

My child, do not forget my instruction, and may your heart guard my commands.

John 8:31

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, "If you continue in my word you are truly my disciples,

John 15:6-7

If anyone does not remain in me, he is thrown out as a branch, and dries up, and they gather them and throw [them] into the fire, and they are burned.

Hebrews 2:1-3

Because of this, [it is] all the more necessary [that] we pay attention to the [things] we have heard, lest we drift away.

1 John 2:24

[As for] you, what you have heard from the beginning must remain in you. If what you have heard from the beginning remains in you, you also will remain in the Son and in the Father.

1 John 2:27

And [as for] you, the anointing which you received from him remains in you, and you do not have need that anyone 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 reside in him.

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