Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let thine eyes look upon that which is right, and let thine eyelids straighten thy path 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 Don’t let your mouth speak dishonestly,
and don’t let your lips talk deviously.
25 Let your eyes look forward;
fix your gaze straight ahead.
26 Carefully consider the path for your feet,
and all your ways will be established.


Cross References

Proverbs 23:5

As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears,
for it makes wings for itself
and flies like an eagle to the sky.

Proverbs 23:33

Your eyes will see strange things,
and you will say absurd things.

Matthew 6:22

“The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light.

Job 31:1

I have made a covenant with my eyes.
How then could I look at a young woman?

Psalm 119:37

Turn my eyes
from looking at what is worthless;
give me life in Your ways.

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