Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Give me wisdom, so that I may keep your law; going after it with all my heart.

New American Standard Bible

Give me understanding, that I may observe Your law And keep it with all my heart.

King James Version

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Holman Bible

Help me understand Your instruction, and I will obey it and follow it with all my heart.

International Standard Version

Give me understanding and I will observe your instruction. I will keep it with all of my heart.

A Conservative Version

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law, yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

American Standard Version

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; Yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Amplified

Give me understanding, that I may keep Your law; yes, I will observe it with my whole heart.

Darby Translation

Give me understanding, and I will observe thy law; and I will keep it with my whole heart.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Julia Smith Translation

Cause me to understand and I will guard thy instructions; and I will watch it with all the heart.

King James 2000

Give me understanding, and I shall keep your law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and heed it with [my] whole heart.

Modern King James verseion

Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your Law; yea, I shall observe it with all my heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea I shall keep it with my whole heart.

NET Bible

Give me understanding so that I might observe your law, and keep it with all my heart.

New Heart English Bible

Give me understanding, and I will keep your Law. Yes, I will obey it with my whole heart.

The Emphasized Bible

Give me understanding, that I may observe thy law, that I may keep it with a whole heart.

Webster

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yes, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

World English Bible

Give me understanding, and I will keep your law. Yes, I will obey it with my whole heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cause me to understand, and I keep Thy law, And observe it with the whole heart.

References

Fausets

Context Readings

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33 O Lord, let me see the way of your rules, and I will keep it to the end. 34 Give me wisdom, so that I may keep your law; going after it with all my heart. 35 Make me go in the way of your teachings; for they are my delight.


Cross References

Psalm 119:69

The men of pride have said false things about me; but I will keep your orders in my heart.

Psalm 119:73

Your hands have made me, and given me form: give me wisdom, so that I may have knowledge of your teaching.

Proverbs 2:5-6

Then the fear of the Lord will be clear to you, and knowledge of God will be yours.

Matthew 7:24

Everyone, then, to whom my words come and who does them, will be like a wise man who made his house on a rock;

James 1:5

But if any man among you is without wisdom, let him make his request to God, who gives freely to all without an unkind word, and it will be given to him.

Deuteronomy 4:6

So keep these laws and do them; for so will your wisdom and good sense be clear in the eyes of the peoples, who hearing all these laws will say, Truly, this great nation is a wise and far-seeing people.

Job 28:28

And he said to man, Truly the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to keep from evil is the way to knowledge.

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the Lord is the best part of wisdom: all those who keep his laws are wise: his praise is eternal.

Psalm 119:10

I have made search for you with all my heart: O let me not go wandering far from your teaching.

Psalm 119:58

I have given my mind to do your pleasure with all my heart; have mercy on me, as you have said.

Matthew 5:19

Whoever then goes against the smallest of these laws, teaching men to do the same, will be named least in the kingdom of heaven; but he who keeps the laws, teaching others to keep them, will be named great in the kingdom of heaven.

John 7:17

If any man is ready to do God's pleasure he will have knowledge of the teaching and of where it comes from--from God or from myself.

James 1:25

But he who goes on looking into the true law which makes him free, being not a hearer without memory but a doer putting it into effect, this man will have a blessing on his acts.

James 2:8-12

But if you keep the greatest law of all, as it is given in the holy Writings, Have love for your neighbour as for yourself, you do well:

James 3:13-18

Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.

James 4:11

Do not say evil against one another, my brothers. He who says evil against his brother or makes himself his brother's judge, says evil against the law and is judging the law: and in judging the law you become, not a doer of the law but a judge.

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