Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 dishonest gain and envy.

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.

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.

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 Guide me in the path of thy commandments, for, therein, do I find pleasure. 36 Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, and not unto unjust gain. 37 Turn away mine eyes, from beholding vanity, In thy way, give me life.


Cross References

1 Kings 8:58

but bow our heart unto himself, - to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his regulations, which he commanded our fathers.

Luke 12:15

And he said unto them - Mind and be guarding yourselves from all covetousness; for not, in one's abundance, doth his life spring out of his possessions.

Hebrews 13:5

Without fondness for money, be your way of life, - being content with the present things, - for, he, hath said: In nowise, thee, will I leave, no indeed! in nowise, thee, will I forsake:

Ezekiel 33:31

That they may come unto thee as people do come And may sit before thee as my people, And they will hear thy words, But the, words themselves, they not do, - though fond with their mouths, they seem to be, After their unjust gain, their heart is going.

Mark 7:21-22

For, from within, out of the heart of men, the base designs, come forth, - fornications, thefts,

Psalm 141:4

Let not my heart incline to a matter of wrong, that I should busy myself with practices in lawlessness, with men working iniquity, and let me not eat of their dainties.

Exodus 18:21

Thou thyself, therefore shalt look out, from among all the people - men of ability, reverers of God, men of fidelity, haters of extortion, - and place them over them as rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Psalm 10:3

For the lawless one hath boasted over the longing of his soul, and, the robber, hath blasphemed Yahweh.

Psalm 51:10

A pure heart, create for me, O God, And, a steadfast spirit, renew within me.

Jeremiah 32:39

And I will give them one heart, and one way, That they may revere me, all the days, - For the good of them and of their children after them;

Ezekiel 11:19-20

And I will give them another heart, And a new spirit, will I put within you, - And will take away the heart of stone out of their e flesh, and give them a heart of flesh:

Habakkuk 2:9

Alas! for him who extorteth an extortion of wrong for his own house, - that he may set on high his nest, that he may be delivered from the grasp of calamity.

Luke 16:14

Now the Pharisees, who were, lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were openly sneering at him.

Ephesians 5:3

But, fornication, and all impurity, or covetousness, let it not be named among you - even as becometh saints;

Colossians 3:5

Make dead, therefore, your members that are on the earth - as regardeth fornication, impurity, passion, base coveting, and greed, the which, is idolatry, -

1 Timothy 6:9-10

But, they who are determined to be rich, fall into temptation, and a snare, and many foolish and hurtful covetings, the which, sink men into ruin and destruction, -

1 Timothy 6:17

Upon them who are rich in the present age, lay thou charge - not to be high-minded, nor to have set their hope on, riches', uncertainty, - but on God, who offereth us all things richly for enjoying,

2 Peter 2:3

And, in greed, with forged words, will they, of you, make merchandise: for whom, the sentence from of old, is not idle, and, their destruction, doth not slumber.

2 Peter 2:14

Having, eyes, full of an adulteress, and that cannot rest from sin, enticing unstable souls, having, a heart trained in greed, - children of a curse, -

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