Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Take hold of instruction; do not let go Guard her, for she is your life.

King James Version

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.

Holman Bible

Hold on to instruction; don't let go. Guard it, for it is your life.

International Standard Version

Hold on to instruction, do not let it go! Guard wisdom, because she is your life!

A Conservative Version

Take firm hold of instruction. Do not let her go. Keep her, for she is thy life.

American Standard Version

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: Keep her; for she is thy life.

Amplified

Take firm hold of instruction, do not let go; guard her, for she is your life.

Bible in Basic English

Take learning in your hands, do not let her go: keep her, for she is your life.

Darby Translation

Take fast hold of instruction, let her not go: keep her, for she is thy life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take fast hold of chastening; do not let go; keep this; for it is thy life.

Julia Smith Translation

Lay hold upon instruction, thou shalt not let go: guard her for she is thy life.

King James 2000

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Seize the instruction! Do not let go! Guard her, for she is your life.

Modern King James verseion

Take fast hold of instruction; do not let go; keep her; for she is your life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Take fast hold of doctrine, let her not go: keep her, for she is thy life.

NET Bible

Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; protect it, because it is your life.

New Heart English Bible

Take firm hold of instruction. Do not let her go. Keep her, for she is your life.

The Emphasized Bible

Take fast hold of correction, let her not go, - keep her, for, she, is thy life.

Webster

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.

World English Bible

Take firm hold of instruction. Don't let her go. Keep her, for she is your life.

Youngs Literal Translation

Lay hold on instruction, do not desist, Keep her, for she is thy life.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
let her not go
רפה 
Raphah 
Usage: 46

Context Readings

The Right Path

12 When you walk, your steps will not be impeded; And if you run, you will not stumble. 13 Take hold of instruction; do not let go Guard her, for she is your life. 14 Do not enter the path of the wicked And do not proceed in the way of evil men.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who hold her fast.

Proverbs 3:22

So they will be life to your soul And adornment to your neck.

Genesis 32:26

Then he said, "Let me go, for the dawn is breaking." But he said, "I will not let you go unless you bless me."

Deuteronomy 32:47

"For it is not an idle word for you; indeed it is your life And by this word you will prolong your days in the land, which you are about to cross the Jordan to possess."

Proverbs 23:23

Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom is protection just as money is protection, But the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the lives of its possessors.

Song of Songs 3:4

"Scarcely had I left them When I found him whom my soul loves; I held on to him and would not let him go Until I had brought him to my mother's house, And into the room of her who conceived me."

Luke 24:27-29

Then beginning with Moses and with all the prophets, He explained to them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures.

John 4:39-42

From that city many of the Samaritans believed in Him because of the word of the woman who testified, "He told me all the things that I have done."

John 6:68

Simon Peter answered Him, "Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.

Acts 2:42

They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 11:23

Then when he arrived and witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

Hebrews 2:1

For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.

Revelation 2:13

'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is; and you hold fast My name, and did not deny My faith even in the days of Antipas, My witness, My faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

Revelation 12:11

"And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.

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