Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then he taught me and said to me, "Let your heart hold fast my words; Keep my commandments and live;

King James Version

He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

Holman Bible

he taught me and said: "Your heart must hold on to my words. Keep my commands and live.

International Standard Version

he taught me and told me, "Let your heart fully embrace what I have to say; keep my commandments and live!

A Conservative Version

And he taught me, and said to me, Let thy heart retain my words. Keep my commandments, and live.

American Standard Version

And he taught me, and said unto me: Let thy heart retain my words; Keep my commandments, and live;

Amplified

He taught me and said to me, Let your heart hold fast my words; keep my commandments and live.

Bible in Basic English

And he gave me teaching, saying to me, Keep my words in your heart; keep my rules so that you may have life:

Darby Translation

And he taught me, and said unto me, Let thy heart retain my words; keep my commandments and live.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He taught me and said unto me, Sustain thine heart with my words; keep my commandments, and live.

Julia Smith Translation

And he taught me, and he will say to me, Thy heart shall hold fast my words: watch my commands and live.

King James 2000

He taught me also, and said unto me, Let your heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

Lexham Expanded Bible

he taught me and said to me, "May your heart hold fast [to] my words; guard my commandments and live.

Modern King James verseion

He also taught me, and said to me, Let your heart hold fast my words, keep my commandments and live.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he taught me also, saying, "Let thine heart receive my words, keep my commandments, and thou shalt live.

NET Bible

he taught me, and he said to me: "Let your heart lay hold of my words; keep my commands so that you will live.

New Heart English Bible

He taught me, and said to me: "Let your heart retain my words. Keep my commandments, and live.

The Emphasized Bible

So he taught me, and said to me - Let thy heart, lay hold of my words, Keep my commandments and live!

Webster

He taught me also, and said to me, Let thy heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

World English Bible

He taught me, and said to me: "Let your heart retain my words. Keep my commandments, and live.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he directeth me, and he saith to me: 'Let thy heart retain my words, Keep my commands, and live.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He taught
ירא ירה 
Yarah 
Usage: 83

me also, and said

Usage: 0

תּמך 
Tamak 
Usage: 21

my words
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

Images Proverbs 4:4

Prayers for Proverbs 4:4

Context Readings

The Father's Wisdom

3 When I was a son to my father, Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother, 4 Then he taught me and said to me, "Let your heart hold fast my words; Keep my commandments and live; 5 Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.


Cross References

Proverbs 7:2

Keep my commandments and live, And my teaching as the apple of your eye.

Ephesians 6:4

Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

Proverbs 3:1

My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments;

Isaiah 55:3

"Incline your ear and come to Me Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

Genesis 18:19

"For I have chosen him, so that he may command his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing righteousness and justice, so that the LORD may bring upon Abraham what He has spoken about him."

Leviticus 18:3-5

'You shall not do what is done in the land of Egypt where you lived, nor are you to do what is done in the land of Canaan where I am bringing you; you shall not walk in their statutes.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only give heed to yourself and keep your soul diligently, so that you do not forget the things which your eyes have seen and they do not depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your sons and your grandsons.

Deuteronomy 6:6

"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.

1 Chronicles 22:11-16

"Now, my son, the LORD be with you that you may be successful, and build the house of the LORD your God just as He has spoken concerning you.

Psalm 119:11

Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.

Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.

John 12:50

"I know that His commandment is eternal life; therefore the things I speak, I speak just as the Father has told Me."

2 Timothy 1:5

For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.

2 Timothy 3:15

and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 5:9

And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,



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