Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word.

King James Version

BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

Holman Bible

How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping Your word.

International Standard Version

How can a young man keep his behavior pure? By guarding it in accordance with your word.

A Conservative Version

With what shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to thy word.

American Standard Version

BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to thy word.

Amplified

How shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed and keeping watch [on himself] according to Your word [conforming his life to it].

Bible in Basic English

How may a young man make his way clean? by guiding it after your word.

Darby Translation

BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

BETH. With what shall a young man cleanse his way? when he shall keep thy word.

Julia Smith Translation

In what shall a youth cleanse his way? To watch according to thy word.

King James 2000

[Beth] How shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to your word.

Lexham Expanded Bible

How can a young man keep his way pure? By taking heed according to your word.

Modern King James verseion

BETH: With what shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed according to Your Word.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{Beth} Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? Even by ruling himself after thy word.

NET Bible

(Bet) How can a young person maintain a pure life? By guarding it according to your instructions!

New Heart English Bible

BET. How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

The Emphasized Bible

[BETH] Wherewithal can a young man keep pure his way? By taking heed, according to thy word.

Webster

BETH. Wherewith shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed to it, according to thy word.

World English Bible

How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word.

Youngs Literal Translation

Beth. With what doth a young man purify his path? To observe -- according to Thy word.

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Beth

8 I shall keep Your statutes; Do not forsake me utterly! 9 How can a young man keep his way pure? By keeping it according to Your word. 10 With all my heart I have sought You; Do not let me wander from Your commandments.


Cross References

Psalm 25:7

Do not remember the sins of my youth or my transgressions; According to Your lovingkindness remember me, For Your goodness' sake, O LORD.

Titus 2:4-6

so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,

James 1:21-25

Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

"These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.

Deuteronomy 17:18

"Now it shall come about when he sits on the throne of his kingdom, he shall write for himself a copy of this law on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests.

Joshua 1:7

"Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go.

2 Chronicles 6:16

"Now therefore, O LORD, the God of Israel, keep with Your servant David, my father, that which You have promised him, saying, 'You shall not lack a man to sit on the throne of Israel, if only your sons take heed to their way, to walk in My law as you have walked before Me.'

Job 1:5

When the days of feasting had completed their cycle, Job would send and consecrate them, rising up early in the morning and offering burnt offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, "Perhaps my sons have sinned and cursed God in their hearts." Thus Job did continually.

Job 13:26

"For You write bitter things against me And make me to inherit the iniquities of my youth.

Psalm 1:1-3

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit in the seat of scoffers!

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 34:11

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

Psalm 78:4-8

We will not conceal them from their children, But tell to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.

Psalm 119:11

Your word I have treasured in my heart, That I may not sin against You.

Psalm 119:97-105

O how I love Your law! It is my meditation all the day.

Proverbs 1:4

To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion,

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

Proverbs 4:1

Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father, And give attention that you may gain understanding,

Proverbs 4:10-17

Hear, my son, and accept my sayings And the years of your life will be many.

Proverbs 5:7-23

Now then, my sons, listen to me And do not depart from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 6:20-35

My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not forsake the teaching of your mother;

Proverbs 7:7

And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,

Ecclesiastes 11:9-1

Rejoice, young man, during your childhood, and let your heart be pleasant during the days of young manhood. And follow the impulses of your heart and the desires of your eyes Yet know that God will bring you to judgment for all these things.

Luke 15:13

"And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.

John 15:3

"You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.

2 Timothy 2:22

Now flee from youthful lusts and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

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