Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Keep your 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.

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.

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 unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh. 23 Keep your heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. 24 Put away from you a deceitful mouth, and perverse lips put far from you.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all your getting get understanding.

Matthew 12:34-35

O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? for out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Luke 6:45

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Jeremiah 17:9

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

Matthew 15:19

For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies:

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them to your sons, and your sons' sons;

Psalm 139:23-24

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

Proverbs 3:21

My son, let not them depart from your eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion:

Proverbs 11:16

A gracious woman retains honor: and strong men retain riches.

Proverbs 13:3

He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 22:5

Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse: he that does keep his soul shall be far from them.

Proverbs 23:19

Hear you, my son, and be wise, and guide your heart in the way.

Proverbs 28:26

He that trusts in his own heart is a fool: but whosoever walks wisely, he shall be delivered.

Ecclesiastes 5:13

There is a great evil which I have seen under the sun, namely, riches kept by their owners to their hurt.

Mark 7:21-23

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

Mark 14:38

Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.

Hebrews 12:15

Looking diligently lest any man fall short of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;

James 1:14-15

But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

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