Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings.

King James Version

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.

Holman Bible

My son, pay attention to my words;
listen closely to my sayings.

International Standard Version

My son, pay attention to my words, and listen closely to what I say.

A Conservative Version

My son, attend to my words. Incline thine ear to my sayings.

American Standard Version

My son, attend to my words; Incline thine ear unto my sayings.

Amplified

My son, attend to my words; consent and submit to my sayings.

Bible in Basic English

My son, give attention to my words; let your ear be turned to my sayings.

Darby Translation

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my words.

Julia Smith Translation

My son, attend to my word; incline thine ear to my sayings.

King James 2000

My son, attend to my words; incline your ear unto my sayings.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, be attentive to my words; to my sayings incline your ear.

Modern King James verseion

My son, listen to my words; bow down your ear to my sayings.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, mark my words, and incline thine ear unto my sayings.

NET Bible

My child, pay attention to my words; listen attentively to my sayings.

New Heart English Bible

My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.

The Emphasized Bible

My son, to my words, attend, to my sayings, incline thou thine ear;

Webster

My son, attend to my words; incline thy ear to my sayings.

World English Bible

My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.

Youngs Literal Translation

My son, to my words give attention, To my sayings incline thine ear,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

to my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

Verse Info

Context Readings

Staying The Course

19 The way of the wicked is like darkness; They do not know over what they stumble. 20 My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings. 21 Do not let them depart from your sight; Keep them in the midst of your heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 5:1

My son, give attention to my wisdom, Incline your ear to my understanding;

Psalm 78:1

Listen, O my people, to my instruction; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.

Psalm 90:12

So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom.

Proverbs 6:20-21

My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

Proverbs 7:1

My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.

Isaiah 55:3

"Incline your ear and come to Me Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

Matthew 17:5

While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice out of the cloud said, "This is My beloved Son, with whom I am well-pleased; listen to Him!"

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