Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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.

Amplified


Let your eyes look directly ahead [toward the path of moral courage]
And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you [toward the path of integrity].

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 thee a wayward mouth, And perverse lips put far from thee. 25 Let thine eyes look right on, And let thine eyelids look straight before thee. 26 Make level the path of thy feet, And let all thy ways be established.


Cross References

Proverbs 23:5

Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings, Like an eagle that flieth toward heaven.

Proverbs 23:33

Thine eyes shall behold strange things, And thy heart shall utter perverse things.

Matthew 6:22

The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

Job 31:1

I made a covenant with mine eyes; How then should I look upon a virgin?

Psalm 119:37

Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity, And quicken me in thy ways.

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