Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life.

King James Version

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Holman Bible

Guard your heart above all else,
for it is the source of life.

International Standard Version

Above everything else guard your heart, because from it flow the springs of life.

A Conservative Version

Keep thy heart with all diligence, for out of it are the issues of life.

American Standard Version

Keep thy heart with all diligence; For out of it are the issues of life.

Amplified

Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flow the springs of life.

Bible in Basic English

And keep watch over your heart with all care; so you will have life.

Darby Translation

Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Above all else, guard thy heart; for out of it flows the issues of life.

Julia Smith Translation

Guard thy heart with all watching, for from it the goings forth of life.

King James 2000

Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With all vigilance, keep your heart, for from it [comes] the source of life.

Modern King James verseion

Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Keep thine heart with all diligence, for thereupon hangeth life.

NET Bible

Guard your heart with all vigilance, for from it are the sources of life.

New Heart English Bible

Guard your heart with all diligence, for out of it is the wellspring of life.

The Emphasized Bible

Above all that must be guarded, keep thou thy heart, for, out of it, are the issues of life.

Webster

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

World English Bible

Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it is the wellspring of life.

Youngs Literal Translation

Above every charge keep thy heart, For out of it are the outgoings of life.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
with all diligence
משׁמר 
Mishmar 
Usage: 22

for out of it are the issues
תּצאה תּוצאה 
Towtsa'ah 
Usage: 23

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 4:23

References

Hastings

Images Proverbs 4:23

Prayers for Proverbs 4:23

Context Readings

Staying The Course

22 For they are life to those who find them And health to all their body. 23 Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life. 24 Put away from you a deceitful mouth And put devious speech far from you.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:7

"The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.

Matthew 12:34-35

"You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.

Luke 6:45

"The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.

Jeremiah 17:9

"The heart is more deceitful than all else And is desperately sick; Who can understand it?

Matthew 15:19

"For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, slanders.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts;

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let them not vanish from your sight; Keep sound wisdom and discretion,

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches.

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.

Proverbs 23:19

Listen, my son, and be wise, And direct your heart in the way.

Proverbs 28:26

He who trusts in his own heart is a fool, But he who walks wisely will be delivered.

Ecclesiastes 5:13

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun: riches being hoarded by their owner to his hurt.

Mark 7:21-23

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Mark 14:38

"Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."

Hebrews 12:15

See to it that no one comes short of the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springing up causes trouble, and by it many be defiled;

James 1:14-15

But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

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