Proverbs 23:19

“Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Heare thou, my sonne, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Listen, my son, and be wise, And direct your heart in the way.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, And guide thy heart in the way.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give ear, my son, and be wise, guiding your heart in the right way.
- Basic English Bible

Thou, my son, hear and be wise, and direct thy heart in the way.
- Darby Bible

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thy heart in the way.
- Webster's Bible

Listen, my son, and be wise, and keep your heart on the right path!
- World English Bible

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, And make happy in the way thy heart,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thy heart in the way.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:19


23:19 Guide - Order the whole course of thine affections and actions. In the way - In God's way.


Discussion for Proverbs 23

  • James Huie Locklear
    Proverbs 23
    10-27
    Summary: In the depths of the "Earth" the wicked is awaken in the "Eyes" of the wicked comes the sins of the "World". Casting out their deadly holds, the "World" becomes a new on the "Back" of the new "Son". Counting amoung your "Peers" holds the secrets of tomorrow. Proverbs 23_ 10-27
  • Kosmos
    20 Be not among winebibbers; among riotous eaters of flesh:

    This is wrong
  • Andrew Browne Troupe
    May God help those who have done me wrong..
    My children have been taken my life stolen
    Was removed from my peace life without reason..
    Homeless no money
    Unjustly ..
    I have nothing except God family and friends ..
    If God is with us
    I can only pray
    I know he is..
    Thanks for your sight
    I was blind
    All this was caused by
    My spiritual awaking..
    It confused many ...
    As I'm a songwriter
  • Felicia
    It saddens me to hear this. Sometimes we get so lost in our own little world that we don't think about people who are suffering this way.
    Although, I am not a preacher, I will be teaching others, during my spiritual walk, about this.
    It is serious and you're right, it is one of the seven sins.
  • Charlie
    I too have sin of gluttony. Andrea I hear you loud and clear. I always have to remember physically that my stomach is only as big as my fist. And that is what I try to remember when I eat anything. As long as we have enough food to fill that you can control eating and most of all talk with the Lord before during and after. Remember Your body belongs to the Lord. :) Not the devil.
  • Kenneth
    first try to accept we are human and not perfect. So when fears creep in call on God. Be as patient as you can and let God handle the situation in his time and not yours.

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