Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let your eyes look directly ahead
And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.

King James Version

Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.

Holman Bible

Let your eyes look forward;
fix your gaze straight ahead.

International Standard Version

Let your eyes look directly ahead; fix your gaze straight in front of you.

A Conservative Version

Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.

American Standard Version

Let thine eyes look right on, And let thine eyelids look straight before thee.

Amplified

Let your eyes look right on [with fixed purpose], and let your gaze be straight before you.

Bible in Basic English

Keep your eyes on what is in front of you, looking straight before you.

Darby Translation

Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thine eyes shall look straight before, and thine eyelashes shall be right before thee.

King James 2000

Let your eyes look directly forward, and let your eyelids look straight before you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May your eyes look forward and your gaze be straight before you.

Modern King James verseion

Let your eyes look right on, and let your eyelids look straight before you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let thine eyes behold the thing that is right, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.

NET Bible

Let your eyes look directly in front of you and let your gaze look straight before you.

New Heart English Bible

Let your eyes look straight ahead. Fix your gaze directly before you.

The Emphasized Bible

Let, thine eyes, right onward, look, - and, thine eyelashes, point straight before thee.

Webster

Let thy eyes look right on, and let thy eyelids look straight before thee.

World English Bible

Let your eyes look straight ahead. Fix your gaze directly before you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Thine eyes do look straightforward, And thine eyelids look straight before thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נבט 
Nabat 
Usage: 69

right on
נכח 
Nokach 
Usage: 24

עפעף 
`aph`aph 
Usage: 10

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Staying The Course

24 Put away from you a deceitful mouth
And put devious speech far from you.
25 Let your eyes look directly ahead
And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.
26 Watch the path of your feet
And all your ways will be established.


Cross References

Proverbs 23:5

When you set your eyes on it, it is gone.
For wealth certainly makes itself wings
Like an eagle that flies toward the heavens.

Proverbs 23:33

Your eyes will see strange things
And your mind will utter perverse things.

Matthew 6:22

The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light.

Job 31:1

“I have made a covenant with my eyes;
How then could I gaze at a virgin?

Psalm 119:37

Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity,
And revive me in Your ways.

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