Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 Rejoicing in his whole world. My delight was with the sons of men. 32 "Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways. 33 Hear instruction, and be wise. Don't refuse it.


Cross References

Psalm 119:1-2

Blessed are those whose ways are blameless, who walk according to Yahweh's law.

Luke 11:28

But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."

Psalm 128:1

Blessed is everyone who fears Yahweh, who walks in his ways.

Psalm 1:1-4

Blessed is the man who doesn't walk in the counsel of the wicked, nor stand in the way of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;

Proverbs 5:7

Now therefore, my sons, listen to me. Don't depart from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:24

Now therefore, sons, listen to me. Pay attention to the words of my mouth.

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