Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


Watch over your heart with all diligence,
For from 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.

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.

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 unto those that find them, And health to all their flesh. 23 Keep thy heart with all diligence; For out of it are the issues of life. 24 Put away from thee a wayward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; Yea, with all thy getting get understanding.

Matthew 12:34-35

Ye offspring of vipers, how can ye, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.

Luke 6:45

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth that which is evil: for out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and it is exceedingly corrupt: who can know it?

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart come forth evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, railings:

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes saw, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but make them known unto thy children and thy children's children;

Psalm 139:23-24

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

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let them not depart from thine eyes; Keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman obtaineth honor; And violent men obtain riches.

Proverbs 13:3

He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his life; But he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and'snares are in the way of the perverse: He that keepeth his soul shall be far from them.

Proverbs 23:19

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, And guide thy heart in the way.

Proverbs 28:26

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool; But whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.

Ecclesiastes 5:13

There is a grievous evil which I have seen under the sun, namely , riches kept by the owner thereof to his hurt:

Mark 7:21-23

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

Mark 14:38

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Hebrews 12:15

looking carefully lest there be any man that falleth short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you , and thereby the many be defiled;

James 1:14-15

but each man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

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