Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 go, your steps shall not be narrowed, and when you run, you shall not stumble. 13 Take fast hold of instruction; do not let go; keep her; for she is your life. 14 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not into the way of evil.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:18

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold upon her; and happy is everyone who keeps her.

Proverbs 3:22

and they shall be life to your soul and grace to your neck;

Genesis 32:26

And He said, Let Me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let You go except You bless me.

Deuteronomy 32:47

For it is not a vain thing for you, because it is your life. And by this Word you shall prolong your days in the land where you go over Jordan, there to possess it.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Ecclesiastes 7:12

For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense; but the excellency of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to those who have it.

Song of Songs 3:4

But a little while after I passed from them, I found Him whom my soul loves. I held Him and would not let Him go, until I had brought Him into my mother's house, and into the room of her who conceived me.

Luke 24:27-29

And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.

John 4:39-42

And many of the Samaritans of that city believed upon Him because of the saying of the woman, who testified, He told me all that I ever did.

John 6:68

Then Simon Peter answered Him, Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the Words of eternal life.

Acts 2:42

And they were continuing steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine, and in fellowship and in the breaking of the loaves, and in prayers.

Acts 11:23

who was glad when he had come and had seen the grace of God. And he exhorted all with purpose of heart to remain near to the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Prove all things, hold fast to the good.

Hebrews 2:1

Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard, lest at any time we should let them slip.

Revelation 2:13

I know your works, and where you live, even where Satan's seat is . And you hold fast My name and have not denied My faith, even in those days in which Antipas was My faithful martyr, who was slain 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 soul until death.



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