Parallel Verses

Amplified


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

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.

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:

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 and consent to a proverb;
On the lyre I will unfold my riddle.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2


“Let my teaching drop as the rain,
My speech distill as the dew,
As the light rain upon the tender grass,
And as the spring showers upon the herb.

Job 33:3


“My words will express the uprightness of my heart,
And my lips will speak what they know with utter sincerity.

Job 33:33


“If not [and you have nothing to say], 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 and pleasing in Your sight,
O Lord, my [firm, immovable] rock and my Redeemer.

Psalm 37:30


The mouth of the righteous proclaims wisdom,
And his tongue speaks justice and truth.

Psalm 45:1

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

Psalm 104:34


May my meditation be sweet and pleasing to Him;
As for me, I will rejoice and be glad in the Lord.

Psalm 119:130


The unfolding of Your [glorious] words give light;
Their unfolding gives understanding to the simple (childlike).

Proverbs 4:1-2

Hear, O children, the instruction of a father,
And pay attention [and be willing to learn] so that you may gain understanding and intelligent discernment.

Proverbs 8:6-11


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

Proverbs 22:17


Listen carefully 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
In counsels and knowledge,

Matthew 12:35

The good man, from his [inner] good treasure, brings out good things; and the evil man, from his [inner] evil treasure, brings out evil things.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and how from childhood you have known the sacred writings (Hebrew Scriptures) which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus [surrendering your entire self to Him and having absolute confidence in His wisdom, power and goodness].

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