Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 a garland of grace on your head;
she will give you a crown of beauty.”
10 Listen, my son. Accept my words,
and you will live many years.
11 I am teaching you the way of wisdom;
I am guiding you on straight paths.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:2

for they will bring you
many days, a full life, and well-being.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and so that you may prosper in the land the Lord your God is giving you.

Deuteronomy 6:2

Do this so that you may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life by keeping all His statutes and commands I am giving you, your son, and your grandson, and so that you may have a long life.

Job 22:22

Receive instruction from His mouth,
and place His sayings in your heart.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if you accept my words
and store up my commands within you,

Proverbs 3:16

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

Proverbs 8:10

Accept my instruction instead of silver,
and knowledge rather than pure gold.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and receive instruction
so that you may be wise later in life.

Jeremiah 9:20

Now hear the word of the Lord, you women.
Pay attention to the word of His mouth.
Teach your daughters a lament
and one another a dirge,

John 3:32-33

He testifies to what He has seen and heard, yet no one accepts His testimony.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

1 Timothy 1:15

This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them.

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