Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Amplified


My mouth will speak wisdom,
And the meditation of my heart will 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:

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.

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 high and low, rich and poor, one with another. 3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom, and my heart shall muse of understanding. 4 I will incline mine ear to the parable, and show my dark speech upon the harp.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My doctrine drop, as doth the rain; and my speech flow, as doth the dew - as the mizzling upon the herbs, and as the drops upon the grass.

Job 33:3

My heart shall order my words aright, and my lips shall talk of pure wisdom.

Job 33:33

If thou hast nothing, then hear me, and hold thy tongue, so shall I teach thee wisdom."

Psalm 19:14

Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD; my strength and my redeemer.

Psalm 37:30

The mouth of the righteous is exercised in wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

Psalm 45:1

{To the Chanter, upon Shoshannim, an instruction of the children of Korah; a song of love} My heart is inditing of a good matter; I speak the things which I have made unto the King. My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.

Psalm 104:34

O that my words might please him, for my joy is in the LORD.

Psalm 119:130

When thy word goeth forth, it giveth light and understanding unto the simple.

Proverbs 4:1-2

Hear, O ye children, the fatherly exhortation, and take good heed, that ye may learn wisdom.

Proverbs 8:6-11

Give ear, for I will speak of great matters, and open my lips to tell things that be right.

Proverbs 22:17

My son, bow down thine ear, and hearken unto the words of wisdom, apply thy mind unto my doctrine -

Proverbs 22:20-21

Have not I warned thee very oft with counsel and learning?

Matthew 12:35

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart, bringeth forth good things. And an evil man out of his evil treasure, bringeth forth evil things.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

And forasmuch also as thou hast known holy scripture of a child, which is able to make thee wise unto salvation through the faith, which is in Christ Jesus.

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