Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Keep my commandments and live,
And my teaching as the apple of your eye.

King James Version

Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.

Holman Bible

Keep my commands and live;
protect my teachings
as the pupil of your eye.

International Standard Version

Keep my commands and you'll live. Guard my teaching as you do your eyesight.

A Conservative Version

Keep my commandments and live, and my law as the apple of thine eye.

American Standard Version

Keep my commandments and live; And my law as the apple of thine eye.

Amplified


Keep my commandments and live,
And keep my teaching and law as the apple of your eye.

Bible in Basic English

Keep my rules and you will have life; let my teaching be to you as the light of your eyes;

Darby Translation

Keep my commandments, and live; and my teaching, as the apple of thine eye.

Julia Smith Translation

Watch my commands, and live; and my law as the pupil of thine eyes.

King James 2000

Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of your eye.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Keep my commands and live, and my teaching like [the] {apple of your eye}.

Modern King James verseion

Keep my commandments and live; and keep my law as the pupil of your eye.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Keep my commandments and my law, even as the apple of thine eye, and thou shalt live.

NET Bible

Keep my commands so that you may live, and obey my instruction as your most prized possession.

New Heart English Bible

Keep my commandments and live. Guard my teaching as the apple of your eye.

The Emphasized Bible

Keep my commandments and live, and mine instruction, as the pupil of thine eye;

Webster

Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thy eye.

World English Bible

Keep my commandments and live! Guard my teaching as the apple of your eye.

Youngs Literal Translation

Keep my commands, and live, And my law as the pupil of thine eye.

Interlinear

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

מצוה 
Mitsvah 
Usage: 181

and live
חיה 
Chayah 
Usage: 264

and my law
תּרה תּורה 
Towrah 
law
Usage: 219

as the apple
אישׁון 
'iyshown 
Usage: 5

References

Context Readings

Warning Against The Strange Woman

1 My son, keep my words
And treasure my commandments within you.
2 Keep my commandments and live,
And my teaching as the apple of your eye.
3 Bind them on your fingers;
Write them on the tablet of your heart.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:10

He found him in a desert land,
And in the howling waste of a wilderness;
He encircled him, He cared for him,
He guarded him as the pupil of His eye.

Psalm 17:8

Keep me as the apple of the eye;
Hide me in the shadow of Your wings

Proverbs 4:4

Then he taught me and said to me,
“Let your heart hold fast my words;
Keep my commandments and live;

Zechariah 2:8

For thus says the Lord of hosts, “After glory He has sent me against the nations which plunder you, for he who touches you, touches the apple of His eye.

Leviticus 18:5

So you shall keep My statutes and My judgments, by which a man may live if he does them; I am the Lord.

Proverbs 4:13

Take hold of instruction; do not let go.
Guard her, for she is your life.

Isaiah 55:3

Incline your ear and come to Me.
Listen, that you may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

John 12:49-50

For I did not speak on My own initiative, but the Father Himself who sent Me has given Me a commandment as to what to say and what to speak.

John 14:21

He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.”

John 15:14

You are My friends if you do what I command you.

1 John 2:3-4

By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.

1 John 5:1-3

Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter by the gates into the city.

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