Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“And now, my sons, listen to me;
those who keep my ways are happy.

New American Standard Bible

"Now therefore, O sons, listen to me, For blessed are they who keep my ways.

King James Version

Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.

International Standard Version

"So listen to me, children! Blessed are those who obey me.

A Conservative Version

Now therefore, ye sons, hearken to me. For blessed are those who keep my ways.

American Standard Version

Now therefore, my'sons, hearken unto me; For blessed are they that keep my ways.

Amplified

Now therefore listen to me, O you sons; for blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who keep my ways.

Bible in Basic English

Give ear to me then, my sons: for happy are those who keep my ways.

Darby Translation

And now, sons, hearken unto me, and blessed are they that keep my ways:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways.

Julia Smith Translation

And now ye sons, hear to me: and the happy shall watch my ways.

King James 2000

Now therefore hearken unto me, O you children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"And now, children, listen to me; happy [are] those who will keep my ways.

Modern King James verseion

And now listen to me, O sons; for blessed are those who keep my ways.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Therefore hearken unto me, O ye children, for blessed are they that keep my ways.

NET Bible

"So now, children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways.

New Heart English Bible

"Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, ye sons, hearken to me, for how happy are they who, to my ways, pay regard!

Webster

Now therefore hearken to me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.

World English Bible

"Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

And now, ye sons, hearken to me, Yea, happy are they who keep my ways.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אשׁר 
'esher 
Usage: 45

שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

References

Fausets

God

Hastings

Way

Context Readings

Benefits Of Following Wisdom

31 I was rejoicing in His inhabited world,
delighting in the human race.
32 “And now, my sons, listen to me;
those who keep my ways are happy.
33 Listen to instruction and be wise;
don’t ignore it.


Cross References

Psalm 119:1-2

?AlefHow happy are those whose way is blameless,
who live according to the Lord’s instruction!

Luke 11:28

He said, “Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!”

Psalm 128:1

A song of ascents.How happy is everyone who fears the Lord,
who walks in His ways!

Psalm 1:1-4

How happy is the man
who does not follow the advice of the wicked
or take the path of sinners
or join a group of mockers!

Proverbs 5:7

So now, my sons, listen to me,
and don’t turn away from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:24

Now, my sons, listen to me,
and pay attention to the words of my mouth.

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