Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Lovingkindness and faithfulness, let them not forsake thee, - bind them, upon thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

New American Standard Bible

Do not let kindness and truth leave you;
Bind them around your neck,
Write them on the tablet of your heart.

King James Version

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

Holman Bible

Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you.
Tie them around your neck;
write them on the tablet of your heart.

International Standard Version

Do not let gracious love and truth leave you. Bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart,

A Conservative Version

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee. Bind them about thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart,

American Standard Version

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee: Bind them about thy neck; Write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

Amplified

Let not mercy and kindness [shutting out all hatred and selfishness] and truth [shutting out all deliberate hypocrisy or falsehood] forsake you; bind them about your neck, write them upon the tablet of your heart.

Bible in Basic English

Let not mercy and good faith go from you; let them be hanging round your neck, recorded on your heart;

Darby Translation

Let not loving-kindness and truth forsake thee; bind them about thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

Julia Smith Translation

Mercy and truth shall not forsake thee: bind them upon thy throat; write them upon the tablet of thy heart:

King James 2000

Let not mercy and truth forsake you: bind them about your neck; write them upon the table of your heart:

Lexham Expanded Bible

May loyal love and truth not forsake you; bind them around your neck, write them upon your heart.

Modern King James verseion

Let not mercy and truth forsake you; tie them around your neck; write them upon the tablet of your heart;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let mercy and faithfulness never go from thee: bind them about thy neck, and write them in the tables of thine heart.

NET Bible

Do not let truth and mercy leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart.

New Heart English Bible

Do not let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart.

Webster

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thy heart:

World English Bible

Don't let kindness and truth forsake you. Bind them around your neck. Write them on the tablet of your heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let not kindness and truth forsake thee, Bind them on thy neck, Write them on the tablet of thy heart,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁר 
Qashar 
Usage: 44

גּרגּרות 
Garg@rowth 
Usage: 4

כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

לח לוּח 
Luwach 
Usage: 43

References

Prayers for Proverbs 3:3

Context Readings

Wisdom And Piety

2 For, length of days and years of life, and blessedness, shall they and to thee. 3 Lovingkindness and faithfulness, let them not forsake thee, - bind them, upon thy neck, write them upon the tablet of thy heart: 4 So find thou favour and good repute, in the eyes of God and man.


Cross References

Proverbs 7:3

Bind them upon thy fingers, write them, on the tablet of thy heart;

Proverbs 6:21

Bind them upon thy heart continually, fasten them upon thy neck;

2 Corinthians 3:3

Manifesting yourselves that ye are a letter of Christ, ministered by us, - inscribed - not with ink, but with the Spirit of a Living God, not in tablets of stone, but in tablets which are hearts of flesh.

Jeremiah 17:1

The sin of Judah, is written With a stylus of iron, With the point of a diamond: It is engraved Upon the tablet of their heart, And upon the horns of your altars;

Exodus 13:9

And it shall be to thee for a sign upon thy hand and for a memorial between thine eyes, in order that the law of Yahweh may be in thy mouth, - for with a strong hand, did Yahweh bring thee forth out of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 6:8

and thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thy hand, - and they shall serve for bands between thine eyes;

2 Samuel 15:20

Only yesterday, camest thou, and, today, shall I let thee wander with us, on our journey, seeing that, I, am going, whithersoever I may? Return and take back thy brethren with thee, and may Yahweh deal with thee in lovingkindness and faithfulness.

Proverbs 20:28

Lovingkindness and faithfulness, will guard a king, - therefore should he support, with lovingkindness, his throne.

Deuteronomy 11:18-21

Therefore shall ye lay these my words upon your heart, and upon your soul, - and bind them for a sign upon your hand, and they shall serve as bands between your eyes;

Psalm 25:10

All the paths of Yahweh, are lovingkindness and faithfulness, to such as keep his covenant, and his testimonies.

Psalm 119:11

In my heart, have I treasured what thou hast said, to the end I may not sin against thee.

Proverbs 1:9

For, a wreath of beauty, shall they be to thy head, and chains of ornament, to thy neck.

Proverbs 16:6

By lovingkindness and fidelity, shall iniquity be covered, and, in the revering of Yahweh, is a turning away from wrong.

Hosea 4:1

Hear the word of Yahweh, ye sons of Israel, - that, a controversy, hath Yahweh with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no faithfulness, nor lovingkindness, nor knowledge of God, in the land:

Micah 7:18-20

Who is a GOD like unto thee, taking away the iniquity - and passing over the transgression - of the remnant of his inheritance? He hath not held fast, perpetually, his anger, for, one who delighteth in lovingkindness, is he!

Malachi 2:6

The deliverance of truth, was in his mouth, and, perverseness, was not found in his lips, - In well-doing and in uprightness, walked he with me, and, multitudes, did he turn from iniquity.

Matthew 23:23

Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because ye tithe the mint and the anise and the cummin, - and have dismissed the weightier matters of the law - the justice, the mercy, and the faith; whereas, these, it was binding, to do, and, those, not to, dismiss.

Ephesians 5:1-2

Become ye, therefore, imitators of God, as children beloved,

Ephesians 5:9

For, the fruit of the light, is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth, -

Hebrews 10:16

This is the covenant which I will covenant unto them after these days, saith the Lord, - Giving my laws upon their hearts, upon their understandings also, will I inscribe them,

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