Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to dishonest gain.

King James Version

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Holman Bible

Turn my heart to Your decrees and not to material gain.

International Standard Version

Turn my heart to your decrees and away from unjust gain.

A Conservative Version

Incline my heart to thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

American Standard Version

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, And not to covetousness.

Amplified

Incline my heart to Your testimonies and not to covetousness (robbery, sensuality, unworthy riches).

Bible in Basic English

Let my heart be turned to your unchanging word, and not to evil desire.

Darby Translation

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to gain.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies and not to covetousness.

Julia Smith Translation

Incline my heart to thy testimonies and not to plunder.

King James 2000

Incline my heart unto your testimonies, and not to covetousness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Incline my heart to your testimonies, and not to [dishonest] gain.

Modern King James verseion

Bow my heart to Your testimonies, and not to unjust gain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

NET Bible

Give me a desire for your rules, rather than for wealth gained unjustly.

New Heart English Bible

Turn my heart toward your statutes, not toward selfish gain.

The Emphasized Bible

Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain.

Webster

Incline my heart to thy testimonies, and not to covetousness.

World English Bible

Turn my heart toward your statutes, not toward selfish gain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Incline my heart unto Thy testimonies, And not unto dishonest gain.

References

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Verse Info

Context Readings

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35 Make me walk in the path of Your commandments, For I delight in it. 36 Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to dishonest gain. 37 Turn away my eyes from looking at vanity, And revive me in Your ways.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:58

that He may incline our hearts to Himself, to walk in all His ways and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His ordinances, which He commanded our fathers.

Luke 12:15

Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions."

Hebrews 13:5

Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content with what you have; for He Himself has said, "I WILL NEVER DESERT YOU, NOR WILL I EVER FORSAKE YOU,"

Ezekiel 33:31

"They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Mark 7:21-22

"For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed the evil thoughts, fornications, thefts, murders, adulteries,

Psalm 141:4

Do not incline my heart to any evil thing, To practice deeds of wickedness With men who do iniquity; And do not let me eat of their delicacies.

Exodus 18:21

"Furthermore, you shall select out of all the people able men who fear God, men of truth, those who hate dishonest gain; and you shall place these over them as leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens.

Psalm 10:3

For the wicked boasts of his heart's desire, And the greedy man curses and spurns the LORD.

Psalm 51:10

Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me.

Jeremiah 32:39

and I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me always, for their own good and for the good of their children after them.

Ezekiel 11:19-20

"And I will give them one heart, and put a new spirit within them And I will take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh,

Habakkuk 2:9

"Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house To put his nest on high, To be delivered from the hand of calamity!

Luke 16:14

Now the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, were listening to all these things and were scoffing at Him.

Ephesians 5:3

But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as is proper among saints;

Colossians 3:5

Therefore consider the members of your earthly body as dead to immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed, which amounts to idolatry.

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction.

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy.

2 Peter 2:3

and in their greed they will exploit you with false words; their judgment from long ago is not idle, and their destruction is not asleep.

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children;

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