Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

Context Readings

Beth

8 I will keep thy statutes: forsake me not utterly. 9 BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his path? by taking heed according to thy word. 10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: let me not wander from thy commandments.


Cross References

Psalm 25:7

Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions; according to thy loving-kindness remember thou me, for thy goodness' sake, Jehovah.

Titus 2:4-6

that they may admonish the young women to be attached to their husbands, to be attached to their children,

James 1:21-25

Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Deuteronomy 6:6-9

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thy heart;

Deuteronomy 17:18

And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write for himself a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests, the Levites;

Joshua 1:7

Only be strong and very courageous, that thou mayest take heed to do according to all the law that Moses my servant commanded thee. Turn not from it to the right or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

2 Chronicles 6:16

And now, Jehovah, God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that which thou hast promised him saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel, if only thy sons take heed to their way to walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.

Job 1:5

And it was so, when the days of the feasting were gone about, that Job sent and hallowed them; and he rose up early in the morning, and offered up burnt-offerings according to the number of them all; for Job said, It may be that my children have sinned, and cursed God in their hearts. Thus did Job continually.

Job 13:26

For thou writest bitter things against me, and makest me to possess the iniquities of my youth;

Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the wicked, and standeth not in the way of sinners, and sitteth not in the seat of scorners;

Psalm 19:7-11

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

Psalm 34:11

Come, ye sons, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of Jehovah.

Psalm 78:4-8

We will not hide them from their sons, shewing forth to the generation to come the praises of Jehovah, and his strength, and his marvellous works which he hath done.

Psalm 119:11

Thy word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against thee.

Psalm 119:97-105

MEM. Oh how I love thy law! it is my meditation all the day.

Proverbs 1:4

to give prudence to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.

Proverbs 1:10

My son, if sinners entice thee, consent not.

Proverbs 4:1

Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know intelligence;

Proverbs 4:10-17

Hear, my son, and receive my sayings, and the years of thy life shall be multiplied.

Proverbs 5:7-23

And now, children, hearken unto me, and depart not from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 6:20-35

My son, observe thy father's commandment, and forsake not the teaching of thy mother;

Proverbs 7:7

and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the sons, a young man void of understanding,

Ecclesiastes 11:9-1

Rejoice, young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.

Luke 15:13

And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.

John 15:3

Ye are already clean by reason of the word which I have spoken to you.

2 Timothy 2:22

But youthful lusts flee, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those that call upon the Lord out of a pure heart.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from a child thou hast known the sacred letters, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

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