Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

When you walk about, they will guide you;
When you sleep, they will watch over you;
And when you awake, they will talk to you.

King James Version

When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

Holman Bible

When you walk here and there, they will guide you;
when you lie down, they will watch over you;
when you wake up, they will talk to you.

International Standard Version

During your travels wisdom will lead you; she will watch over you while you rest; and when you are startled from your sleep, she will commune with you.

A Conservative Version

When thou walk, it shall lead thee. When thou sleep, it shall watch over thee. And when thou awake, it shall talk with thee.

American Standard Version

When thou walkest, it shall lead thee; When thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee; And when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

Amplified


When you walk about, they (the godly teachings of your parents) will guide you;
When you sleep, they will keep watch over you;
And when you awake, they will talk to you.

Bible in Basic English

In your walking, it will be your guide; when you are sleeping, it will keep watch over you; when you are awake, it will have talk with you.

Darby Translation

when thou walkest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

In thy going about it shall lead thee; in thy lying down it shall watch over thee; and awaking, it shall speak to thee.

King James 2000

When you go, it shall lead you; when you sleep, it shall keep you; and when you awake, it shall talk with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{When you walk}, she will lead you, {When you lie down}, she will watch over you, and [when] you awake, she will converse [with] you.

Modern King James verseion

When you go, it shall lead you; when you sleep, it shall keep you; and when you awake, it shall talk with you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

That they may lead thee where thou goest, preserve thee when thou art asleep, and that when thou awakest, thou mayest talk of them.

NET Bible

When you walk about, they will guide you; when you lie down, they will watch over you; when you wake up, they will talk to you.

New Heart English Bible

When you walk, it will lead you. When you sleep, it will watch over you. When you awake, it will talk with you.

The Emphasized Bible

When thou walkest abroad, it shall guide thee, when thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee, when thou wakest, it shall speak to thee:

Webster

When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

World English Bible

When you walk, it will lead you. When you sleep, it will watch over you. When you awake, it will talk with you.

Youngs Literal Translation

In thy going up and down, it leadeth thee, In thy lying down, it watcheth over thee, And thou hast awaked -- it talketh with thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
When thou goest
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

it shall lead
נחה 
Nachah 
Usage: 39

שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

it shall keep
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

thee and when thou awakest
קוּץ 
Quwts 
Usage: 22

it shall talk
שׂיח 
Siyach 
Usage: 20

References

Context Readings

Commandment And Instruction As Guardians

21 Bind them continually on your heart;
Tie them around your neck.
22 When you walk about, they will guide you;
When you sleep, they will watch over you;
And when you awake, they will talk to you.
23 For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light;
And reproofs for discipline are the way of life


Cross References

Proverbs 2:11

Discretion will guard you,
Understanding will watch over you,

Proverbs 3:23-24

Then you will walk in your way securely
And your foot will not stumble.

Psalm 17:4

As for the deeds of men, by the word of Your lips
I have kept from the paths of the violent.

Psalm 43:3

O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me;
Let them bring me to Your holy hill
And to Your dwelling places.

Psalm 119:9

Beth.
How can a young man keep his way pure?
By keeping it according to Your word.

Psalm 119:11

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

Psalm 119:24

Your testimonies also are my delight;
They are my counselors.

Psalm 119:54

Your statutes are my songs
In the house of my pilgrimage.

Psalm 119:97

Mem.
O how I love Your law!
It is my meditation all the day.

Psalm 119:148

My eyes anticipate the night watches,
That I may meditate on Your word.

Daniel 11:18-21

Then he will turn his face to the coastlands and capture many. But a commander will put a stop to his scorn against him; moreover, he will repay him for his scorn.

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