Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Hear, my son, and accept my sayings And the years of your life will be many.

King James Version

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.

Holman Bible

Listen, my son. Accept my words,
and you will live many years.

International Standard Version

Listen, my son: accept my words, and you'll live a long, long time.

A Conservative Version

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of thy life shall be many.

American Standard Version

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; And the years of thy life shall be many.

Amplified

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of your life shall be many.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear, O my son, and let your heart be open to my sayings; and long life will be yours.

Darby Translation

Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of thy life shall be multiplied.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Hear, O my son, and receive my words, and the years of thy life shall be multiplied.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear, my son, and receive my words, and the years of life shall be multiplied to thee.

King James 2000

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your life shall be many.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Listen, my child, take my sayings, and [the] years of your life shall be great.

Modern King James verseion

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your life shall be many.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hear, my son, and receive my words, that the years of thy life may be many.

NET Bible

Listen, my child, and accept my words, so that the years of your life will be many.

New Heart English Bible

Listen, my son, and receive my sayings. The years of your life will be many.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, and they will multiply to thee the years of life.

Webster

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many.

World English Bible

Listen, my son, and receive my sayings. The years of your life will be many.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, And years of life are multiplied to thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and receive
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

my sayings
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

and the years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
year, not translated, yearly, yearly + , year , live , old ,
Usage: 811

of thy life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Right Path

9 "She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty." 10 Hear, my son, and accept my sayings And the years of your life will be many. 11 I have directed you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in upright paths.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:2

For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.

Deuteronomy 5:16

'Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the LORD your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 6:2

so that you and your son and your grandson might fear the LORD your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.

Job 22:22

"Please receive instruction from His mouth And establish His words in your heart.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if you will receive my words And treasure my commandments within you,

Proverbs 3:16

Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.

Proverbs 8:10

"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.

Jeremiah 9:20

Now hear the word of the LORD, O you women, And let your ear receive the word of His mouth; Teach your daughters wailing, And everyone her neighbor a dirge.

John 3:32-33

"What He has seen and heard, of that He testifies; and no one receives His testimony.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

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