Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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 Pay attention, all you people, both rich and poor! 3 I will declare a wise saying; I will share my profound thoughts. 4 I will learn a song that imparts wisdom; I will then sing my insightful song to the accompaniment of a harp.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:2

My teaching will drop like the rain, my sayings will drip like the dew, as rain drops upon the grass, and showers upon new growth.

Job 33:3

My words come from the uprightness of my heart, and my lips will utter knowledge sincerely.

Job 33:33

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

Psalm 19:14

May my words and my thoughts be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my sheltering rock and my redeemer.

Psalm 37:30

The godly speak wise words and promote justice.

Psalm 45:1

For the music director; according to the tune of "Lilies;" by the Korahites, a well-written poem, a love song. My heart is stirred by a beautiful song. I say, "I have composed this special song for the king; my tongue is as skilled as the stylus of an experienced scribe."

Psalm 104:34

May my thoughts be pleasing to him! I will rejoice in the Lord.

Psalm 119:130

Your instructions are a doorway through which light shines. They give insight to the untrained.

Proverbs 4:1-2

Listen, children, to a father's instruction, and pay attention so that you may gain discernment.

Proverbs 8:6-11

Listen, for I will speak excellent things, and my lips will utter what is right.

Proverbs 22:17

Incline your ear and listen to the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my instruction.

Proverbs 22:20-21

Have I not written thirty sayings for you, sayings of counsel and knowledge,

Matthew 12:35

The good person brings good things out of his good treasury, and the evil person brings evil things out of his evil treasury.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and how from infancy you have known the holy writings, which are able to give you wisdom for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

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