Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your 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.

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 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

אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

and the years
שׁנה שׁנה 
Shaneh (in pl. only), 
Usage: 811

of thy life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

Context Readings

The Right Path

9 She shall give to your hand an ornament of grace; she shall shield you with a crown of glory. 10 Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of your life shall be many. 11 I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in the right paths.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:2

for they shall add length of days, and long life, and peace to you.

Deuteronomy 5:16

Honor your father and your mother, as Jehovah your God has commanded you, so that your days may be made longer, and that it may go well with you in the land which Jehovah your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 6:2

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

Job 22:22

Please receive the Law from His mouth and lay up His words in your heart.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if you will receive my words and hide my commandments with you,

Proverbs 3:16

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

Proverbs 8:10

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

Proverbs 19:20

Hear advice, and receive instruction, so that you may be wise in your latter end.

Jeremiah 9:20

Yet hear the Word of Jehovah, O women, and let your ear receive the Word of His mouth, and teach your daughters to weep, and each one teach her neighbor to mourn.

John 3:32-33

and what He has seen and heard, that He testifies, and no one receives His testimony.

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And for this cause we thank God without ceasing, that when you received the Word of hearing, of God, you welcomed it as the Word of God, not as a word of men, but as it is, truly the Word of God, which also effectually works in you who believe.

1 Timothy 1:15

Faithful is the Word and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.



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