Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Do not forsake her, and she will guard you; Love her, and she will watch over you.

King James Version

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.

Holman Bible

Don’t abandon wisdom, and she will watch over you;
love her, and she will guard you.

International Standard Version

Do not abandon her, and she will protect you. Love her, and she will watch over you.

A Conservative Version

Do not forsake her, and she will preserve thee. Love her, and she will keep thee.

American Standard Version

Forsake her not, and she will preserve thee; Love her, and she will keep thee.

Amplified

Forsake not [Wisdom], and she will keep, defend, and protect you; love her, and she will guard you.

Bible in Basic English

Do not give her up, and she will keep you; give her your love, and she will make you safe.

Darby Translation

Forsake her not, and she shall keep thee; love her, and she shall preserve thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee; love her, and she shall keep thee.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not forsake her, and she will watch thee: love her, and she will guard thee.

King James 2000

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve you: love her, and she shall keep you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not forsake her--then she will guard you; love her and she will keep you.

Modern King James verseion

Do not forsake her, and she shall preserve you; love her, and she shall keep you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.

NET Bible

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will guard you.

New Heart English Bible

Do not forsake her, and she will preserve you. Love her, and she will keep you.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not forsake her, and she will guard thee, - love her and she will keep thee.

Webster

Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee: love her, and she shall keep thee.

World English Bible

Don't forsake her, and she will preserve you. Love her, and she will keep you.

Youngs Literal Translation

Forsake her not, and she doth preserve thee, Love her, and she doth keep thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
her not, and she shall preserve
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

Verse Info

Context Readings

The Father's Wisdom

5 Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth. 6 "Do not forsake her, and she will guard you; Love her, and she will watch over you. 7 "The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all your acquiring, get understanding.


Cross References

2 Thessalonians 2:10

and with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.

Proverbs 2:10-12

For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;

Proverbs 4:21-22

Do not let them depart from your sight; Keep them in the midst of your heart.

Ephesians 3:17

so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

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