Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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).

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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Hastings

Verse Info

Context Readings

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35 Make me go in the way of your teachings; for they are my delight. 36 Let my heart be turned to your unchanging word, and not to evil desire. 37 Let my eyes be turned away from what is false; give me life in your ways.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:58

Turning our hearts to himself, guiding us to go in all his ways, to keep his orders and his laws and his decisions, which he gave to our fathers.

Luke 12:15

And he said to them, Take care to keep yourselves free from the desire for property; for a man's life is not made up of the number of things which he has.

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as my people come, and are seated before you as my people, hearing your words but doing them not: for deceit is in their mouth and their heart goes after profit for themselves.

Mark 7:21-22

Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures,

Mark 7:21

Because from inside, from the heart of men, come evil thoughts and unclean pleasures,

Exodus 18:21

But for the rest, take from among the people able men, such as have the fear of God, true men hating profits wrongly made; and put such men over them, to be captains of thousands, captains of hundreds and of fifties and of tens;

Psalm 10:3

For the evil-doer is lifted up because of the purpose of his heart, and he whose mind is fixed on wealth is turned away from the Lord, saying evil against him.

Psalm 51:10

Make a clean heart in me, O God; give me a right spirit again.

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart and one way, so that they may go on in the worship of me for ever, for their good and the good of their children after them:

Ezekiel 11:19-20

And I will give them a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in them; and I will take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh:

Habakkuk 2:9

A curse on him who gets evil profits for his family, so that he may put his resting-place on high and be safe from the hand of the wrongdoer!

Luke 16:14

And the Pharisees, who had a great love of money, hearing these things, were making sport of him.

Ephesians 5:3

But evil acts of the flesh and all unclean things, or desire for others' property, let it not even be named among you, as is right for saints;

Colossians 3:5

Then put to death your bodies which are of the earth; wrong use of the flesh, unclean things, passion, evil desires and envy, which is the worship of strange gods;

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But those who have a desire for wealth are falling into danger, and are taken as in a net by a number of foolish and damaging desires, through which men are overtaken by death and destruction.

1 Timothy 6:17

Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;

2 Peter 2:3

And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.

2 Peter 2:14

Having eyes full of evil desire, never having enough of sin; turning feeble souls out of the true way; they are children of cursing, whose hearts are well used to bitter envy;

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