Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


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

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

Context Readings

The Right Path

9 She will give to thy head a chaplet of grace; A crown of beauty will she deliver to thee. 10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; And the years of thy life shall be many. 11 I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in paths of uprightness.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:2

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

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor thy father and thy mother, as Jehovah thy God commanded thee; that thy days may be long, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 6:2

that thou mightest fear Jehovah thy God, to keep all his statutes and his commandments, which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged.

Job 22:22

Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, And lay up his words in thy heart.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, And lay up my commandments with thee;

Proverbs 3:16

Length of days is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches and honor.

Proverbs 8:10

Receive my instruction, and not silver; And knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, That thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

Jeremiah 9:20

Yet hear the word of Jehovah, O ye women, and let your ear receive the word of his mouth; and teach your daughters wailing, and every one her neighbor lamentation.

John 3:32-33

What he hath seen and heard, of that he beareth witness; and no man receiveth his witness.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when ye received from us the word of the message, even the word of God, ye accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also worketh in you that believe.

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief:

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