Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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

Context Readings

Staying The Course

19 But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness, and they do not know what they are stumbling over. 20 My son, pay attention to my words, and listen closely to what I say. 21 Do not let them out of your sight; keep them within your heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 5:1

My son, pay attention to my wisdom, and listen closely to my insight,

Psalm 78:1

Listen, my people, to my instruction. Hear the words of my mouth.

Psalm 90:12

teach us to keep account of our days so we may develop inner wisdom.

Proverbs 6:20-21

Keep your father's commands, my son, and never forsake your mother's rules,

Proverbs 7:1

My son, guard what I say and treasure my commands.

Isaiah 55:3

Pay attention to me, come to me; and listen, so that you may live; then I'll make an everlasting covenant with you, as promised by my faithful, sure love for David.

Matthew 17:5

He was still speaking when a bright cloud suddenly overshadowed them. A voice from the cloud said, "This is my Son, whom I love. I am pleased with him. Keep on listening to him!"

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