Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I have more common sense than the elders, for I observe your precepts.

New American Standard Bible

I understand more than the aged, Because I have observed Your precepts.

King James Version

I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

Holman Bible

I understand more than the elders
because I obey Your precepts.

A Conservative Version

I understand more than the aged because I have kept thy precepts.

American Standard Version

I understand more than the aged, Because I have kept thy precepts.

Amplified

I understand more than the aged, because I keep Your precepts [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].

Bible in Basic English

I have more wisdom than the old, because I have kept your orders.

Darby Translation

I understand more than the aged, because I have observed thy precepts.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I understand more than the elders because I keep thy precepts.

Julia Smith Translation

I shall understand above the old men, for I watched thy charges.

King James 2000

I understand more than the ancients, because I keep your precepts.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I understand more than [the] elders, for I keep your precepts.

Modern King James verseion

I understand more than the old men, because I keep Your Commandments.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, I am wiser than the aged, for I keep thy commandments.

NET Bible

I am more discerning than those older than I, for I observe your precepts.

New Heart English Bible

I understand more than the aged, because I have kept your precepts.

The Emphasized Bible

Beyond the elders, will I show understanding, for, thy precepts, have I observed.

Webster

I understand more than the ancients, because I keep thy precepts.

World English Bible

I understand more than the aged, because I have kept your precepts.

Youngs Literal Translation

Above elders I understand more, For Thy precepts I have kept.

Verse Info

Context Readings

Mem

99 I am more insightful than my teachers, because your decrees are my meditations. 100 I have more common sense than the elders, for I observe your precepts. 101 I keep away from every evil choice so that I may keep your word.


Cross References

1 Kings 12:6-15

while King Rehoboam conferred with his advisors who had worked for his father Solomon during his administration. He asked them, "What is your advice as to how I should respond to these people?"

Job 12:12

"Wisdom may be found in the company of the aged. Understanding comes with longevity.

Job 15:9-10

What do you know that we don't know, or that you understand and that isn't clear to us?

Job 28:28

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

Job 32:4

Elihu waited to have a word with Job, since the others were older than he,

Job 32:7-10

I thought, experience should speak; abundance of years teaches wisdom.

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; sound understanding belongs to those who practice it. Praise of God endures forever.

Jeremiah 8:8-9

How can you say, "We're wise, and the Law of the LORD is with us,' when, in fact, the deceitful pen of the scribe has made it into something that deceives.

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore, everyone who listens to these messages of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on a rock.

James 3:13

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his noble conduct that his actions are done humbly and wisely.

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