Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD, And He watches all his paths.

King James Version

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.

Holman Bible

For a man's ways are before the Lord's eyes, and He considers all his paths.

International Standard Version

Indeed, what a man does is always in the LORD's presence, and he weighs all his paths.

A Conservative Version

For the ways of man are before the eyes of LORD, and he makes level all his paths.

American Standard Version

For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah; And he maketh level all his paths.

Amplified

For the ways of man are directly before the eyes of the Lord, and He [Who would have us live soberly, chastely, and godly] carefully weighs all man's goings.

Bible in Basic English

For a man's ways are before the eyes of the Lord, and he puts all his goings in the scales.

Darby Translation

For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah, and he pondereth all his paths.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he weighs all his goings.

Julia Smith Translation

For before the eyes of Jehovah are the ways of man, and he makes level all his tracks.

King James 2000

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he ponders all his paths.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For before the eyes of Yahweh [are] {human ways}, and all his paths he examines.

Modern King James verseion

For the ways of man are before the eyes of Jehovah, and He watches all his paths.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For every man's ways are open in the sight of the LORD, and he pondereth all their goings.

NET Bible

For the ways of a person are in front of the Lord's eyes, and the Lord weighs all that person's paths.

New Heart English Bible

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD. He examines all his paths.

The Emphasized Bible

For, before the eyes of Yahweh, are the ways of a man, - and, all his tracks, doth he consider:

Webster

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the LORD, and he pondereth all his goings.

World English Bible

For the ways of man are before the eyes of Yahweh. He examines all his paths.

Youngs Literal Translation

For over-against the eyes of Jehovah are the ways of each, And all his paths He is pondering.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the ways
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

of man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

נכח 
Nokach 
Usage: 24

the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the Lord

Usage: 0

and he pondereth
פּלס 
Palac 
Usage: 6

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Do Not Commit Adultery Against Wisdom

20 For why should you, my son, be exhilarated with an adulteress And embrace the bosom of a foreigner? 21 For the ways of a man are before the eyes of the LORD, And He watches all his paths. 22 His own iniquities will capture the wicked, And he will be held with the cords of his sin.



Cross References

Hosea 7:2

And they do not consider in their hearts That I remember all their wickedness Now their deeds are all around them; They are before My face.

Hebrews 4:13

And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are open and laid bare to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.

Job 31:4

"Does He not see my ways And number all my steps?

Job 34:21

"For His eyes are upon the ways of a man, And He sees all his steps.

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of the LORD are in every place, Watching the evil and the good.

Jeremiah 16:17

"For My eyes are on all their ways; they are not hidden from My face, nor is their iniquity concealed from My eyes.

Jeremiah 32:19

great in counsel and mighty in deed, whose eyes are open to all the ways of the sons of men, giving to everyone according to his ways and according to the fruit of his deeds;

Job 14:16

"For now You number my steps, You do not observe my sin.

Psalm 11:4

The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD'S throne is in heaven; His eyes behold, His eyelids test the sons of men.

Psalm 119:168

I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies, For all my ways are before You.

2 Chronicles 16:9

"For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His. You have acted foolishly in this. Indeed, from now on you will surely have wars."

Psalm 17:3

You have tried my heart; You have visited me by night; You have tested me and You find nothing; I have purposed that my mouth will not transgress.

Psalm 139:1-12

O LORD, You have searched me and known me.

Jeremiah 17:10

"I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give to each man according to his ways, According to the results of his deeds.

Jeremiah 23:24

"Can a man hide himself in hiding places So I do not see him?" declares the LORD "Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?" declares the LORD.

Revelation 2:18

"And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: The Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and His feet are like burnished bronze, says this:

Revelation 2:23

'And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.

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