Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

My son, attend unto my wisdom; Incline thine ear to my understanding:

New American Standard Bible

My son, give attention to my wisdom,
Incline your ear to my understanding;

King James Version

My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

Holman Bible

My son, pay attention to my wisdom;
listen closely to my understanding

International Standard Version

My son, pay attention to my wisdom, and listen closely to my insight,

A Conservative Version

My son, attend to my wisdom. Incline thine ear to my understanding,

Amplified

My son, be attentive to my wisdom [godly wisdom learned by costly experience],
Incline your ear to my understanding;

Bible in Basic English

My son, give attention to my wisdom; let your ear be turned to my teaching:

Darby Translation

My son, attend unto my wisdom, incline thine ear to my understanding;

Julia Smith Translation

My son, attend to my wisdom; incline thine ear to understanding:

King James 2000

My son, be attentive to my wisdom, and incline your ear to my understanding:

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, be attentive to my wisdom, and to my understanding incline your ear;

Modern King James verseion

My son, listen to my wisdom; bow your ear to my understanding;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, give heed unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my prudence:

NET Bible

My child, be attentive to my wisdom, pay close attention to my understanding,

New Heart English Bible

My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Turn your ear to my understanding:

The Emphasized Bible

My son, to my wisdom, attend, and, to mine understanding, incline thou thine ear:

Webster

My son, attend to my wisdom, and bow thy ear to my understanding:

World English Bible

My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Turn your ear to my understanding:

Youngs Literal Translation

My son! to my wisdom give attention, To mine understanding incline thine ear,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
קשׁב 
Qashab 
Usage: 46

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

Context Readings

Avoid Seduction

1 My son, attend unto my wisdom; Incline thine ear to my understanding: 2 That thou mayest preserve discretion, And that thy lips may keep knowledge.



Cross References

Proverbs 4:20

My son, attend to my words; Incline thine ear unto my sayings.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, And apply thy heart unto my knowledge.

Proverbs 2:1

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, And lay up my commandments with thee;

Proverbs 4:1

Hear, my'sons, the instruction of a father, And attend to know understanding:

Matthew 3:9

and think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

Mark 4:23

If any man hath ears to hear, let him hear.

James 1:19

Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Revelation 2:7

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches. To him that overcometh, to him will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the Paradise of God.

Revelation 2:11

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches. He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.

Revelation 2:17

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches. To him that overcometh, to him will I give of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and upon the stone a new name written, which no one knoweth but he that receiveth it.

Revelation 2:29

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.

Revelation 3:6

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.

Revelation 3:13

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.

Revelation 3:22

He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith to the churches.

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