Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I understand more than the elders because I keep thy 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.

International Standard Version

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

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 have more understanding than all my teachers, for thy testimonies have been my meditation. 100 I understand more than the elders because I keep thy precepts. 101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.


Cross References

1 Kings 12:6-15

Then King Rehoboam consulted with the old men that had stood before Solomon, his father, while he yet lived, and said, How do ye advise that I may answer this people?

Job 12:12

With the ancient is wisdom; and in length of days intelligence.

Job 15:9-10

What dost thou know that we do not? What dost thou understand, which is not in us?

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, that the fear of the Lord, is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Job 32:4

Now Elihu had waited until Job had spoken because they were all elder than he.

Job 32:7-10

I said, Days shall speak, and the multitude of years shall declare wisdom.

Psalm 111:10

Resh The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; Schin A good understanding have all those that do his will; Tau His praise endures for ever.

Jeremiah 8:8-9

How do ye say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? Behold, certainly in vain did he make the pen; the scribes were in vain.

Matthew 7:24

Therefore, whosoever hears these words of mine and does them, I will liken him unto a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;

James 3:13

Who is wise and ready among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom.

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