Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My mouth will speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart will be understanding.

King James Version

My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

Holman Bible

My mouth speaks wisdom; my heart's meditation [brings] understanding.

International Standard Version

My mouth will speak wisely, and I will understand what I think about.

A Conservative Version

My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

American Standard Version

My mouth shall speak wisdom; And the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

Amplified

My mouth shall speak wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be understanding.

Bible in Basic English

From my mouth will come words of wisdom; and in the thoughts of my heart will be knowledge.

Darby Translation

My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My mouth shall speak wisdom; and the meditation of my heart intelligence.

Julia Smith Translation

My mouth shall speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart understanding.

King James 2000

My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My mouth will speak wisdom, and the meditation of my heart [will be] understanding.

Modern King James verseion

my mouth shall speak of wise things; and the thoughts of my heart shall be of understanding.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My mouth shall speak of wisdom, and my heart shall muse of understanding.

NET Bible

I will declare a wise saying; I will share my profound thoughts.

New Heart English Bible

My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

My mouth, shall speak forth Wisdom, And the soft utterance of my heart be Understanding:

Webster

My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.

World English Bible

My mouth will speak words of wisdom. My heart shall utter understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

My mouth speaketh wise things, And the meditations of my heart are things of understanding.

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Misplaced Trust In Wealth

2 Both low and high, Rich and poor together. 3 My mouth will speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart will be understanding. 4 I will incline my ear to a proverb; I will express my riddle on the harp.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

"Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As the droplets on the fresh grass And as the showers on the herb.

Job 33:3

"My words are from the uprightness of my heart, And my lips speak knowledge sincerely.

Job 33:33

"If not, listen to me; Keep silent, and I will teach you wisdom."

Psalm 19:14

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart Be acceptable in Your sight, O LORD, my rock and my Redeemer.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

Psalm 45:1

My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Psalm 104:34

Let my meditation be pleasing to Him; As for me, I shall be glad in the LORD.

Psalm 119:130

The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Proverbs 4:1-2

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

Proverbs 8:6-11

"Listen, for I will speak noble things; And the opening of my lips will reveal right things.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;

Proverbs 22:20-21

Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,

Matthew 12:35

"The good man brings out of his good treasure what is good; and the evil man brings out of his evil treasure what is evil.

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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