Parallel Verses

Amplified

My son, keep my words; lay up within you my commandments [for use when needed] and treasure them.

New American Standard Bible

My son, keep my words And treasure my commandments within you.

King James Version

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

Holman Bible

My son, obey my words,
and treasure my commands.

International Standard Version

My son, guard what I say and treasure my commands.

A Conservative Version

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

American Standard Version

My son, keep my words, And lay up my commandments with thee.

Bible in Basic English

My son, keep my sayings, and let my rules be stored up with you.

Darby Translation

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

Julia Smith Translation

My son, watch my words, and thou shalt hide my commands with thee.

King James 2000

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My child, guard my sayings; store my commandments with you.

Modern King James verseion

My son, keep my words and store up my commandments within you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments by thee.

NET Bible

My child, keep my words and treasure up my commands in your own keeping.

New Heart English Bible

My son, keep my words. Lay up my commandments within you.

The Emphasized Bible

My son, keep my sayings, and, my commandments, treasure by thee;

Webster

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee.

World English Bible

My son, keep my words. Lay up my commandments within you.

Youngs Literal Translation

My son! keep my sayings, And my commands lay up with thee.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

my words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

and lay up
צפן 
Tsaphan 
Usage: 32

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

Context Readings

Warning Against The Strange Woman

1 My son, keep my words; lay up within you my commandments [for use when needed] and treasure them. 2 Keep my commandments and live, and keep my law and teaching as the apple (the pupil) of your eye.


Cross References

Proverbs 1:8

My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.

Deuteronomy 11:28

And the curse if you will not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way which I command you this day to go after other gods, which you have not known.

Job 22:22

Receive, I pray you, the law and instruction from His mouth and lay up His words in your heart.

Proverbs 2:1-7

My son, if you will receive my words and treasure up my commandments within you,

Proverbs 3:1

My son, forget not my law or teaching, but let your heart keep my commandments;

Proverbs 10:14

Wise men store up knowledge [in mind and heart], but the mouth of the foolish is a present destruction.

Luke 8:15

But as for that [seed] in the good soil, these are [the people] who, hearing the Word, hold it fast in a just ( noble, virtuous) and worthy heart, and steadily bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 11:28

But He said, Blessed (happy and to be envied) rather are those who hear the Word of God and obey and practice it!

John 14:23

Jesus answered, If a person [really] loves Me, he will keep My word [obey My teaching]; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home (abode, special dwelling place) with him.

John 15:20

Remember that I told you, A servant is not greater than his master [is not superior to him]. If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word and obeyed My teachings, they will also keep and obey yours.

Revelation 1:3

Blessed (happy, to be envied) is the man who reads aloud [in the assemblies] the word of this prophecy; and blessed (happy, to be envied) are those who hear [it read] and who keep themselves true to the things which are written in it [heeding them and laying them to heart], for the time [for them to be fulfilled] is near.

Revelation 22:9

But he said to me, Refrain! [You must not do that!] I am [only] a fellow servant along with yourself and with your brethren the prophets and with those who are mindful of and practice [the truths contained in] the messages of this book. Worship God!

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