Proverbs 4:20

“My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My sonne, attend to my words, incline thine eare vnto my sayings.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

My son, give attention to my words; Incline your ear to my sayings.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

My son, attend to my words; Incline thine ear unto my sayings.
- American Standard Version (1901)

My son, give attention to my words; let your ear be turned to my sayings.
- Basic English Bible

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.
- Darby Bible

My son, attend to my words; incline thy ear to my sayings.
- Webster's Bible

My son, attend to my words. Turn your ear to my sayings.
- World English Bible

My son, to my words give attention, To my sayings incline thine ear,
- Youngs Literal Bible

My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Solomon
    Hosea 4.6
    My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. And I confess that most of the time I've been struggling to understand this verse. Which Knowledge the prophet is talking about? So, when reading the scriptures we must ask the Holy Spirit to help us to understand what God wants to say with that portion of Scripture, to avoid self interpretation and heresy. Very often we will need to compar
  • Steve morrow
    ISAIAH 40:13 who hath directed the spirit of the lord or being HIS counsellor hath taught HIM --40:14--with whom took HE counsel and who instructed HIM and taught HIM in the path of judgement and taught HIM knowledge and showed HIM the way of understanding PROVERBS 21:16 the man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead 1 TIMOTHY 1:7 desiring to be teachers of the law understanding neither what they say nor whereof they affirm 2 TIMOTHY 2:7 consider what I say and THE LORD give thee understanding in all things PROVERBS 8:14 counsel is mine and sound wisdom I am understanding I have strength PROVERBS 24:3 through wisdom --- is an house builded --- and by understanding it is established 1 CORINTHIANS 3:10 according to the grace of GOD which is given unto me --as a wise masterbuilder-- I have laid the foundation and another buildeth thereon but let every man take heed how he buildeth thereupon
  • Alex
    The H.G. is the Granson, thats y Jesus refers to the H.G. as the Promise meaning mutiplication of himself by his seed. NO WAY AROUND IT, God has to be multiplied, the very fact that we have a Father and a Son begs the question of a Granson BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY an ISRAEL OF GOD MEANING THE MULTIPLICATION OF VERY GOD INHUMANITY Via that good seed th WORD,DAVIDS KINGDOM WAS FATHER SON AND GRANSON,GBU
  • Bruce
    Debra: Where in The Bible does it say The Holy Spirit is our mother? Blasphemy against The Holy Ghost is never Forgiving:Mark 3:29
  • A disciple
    "The woman being deceived was in the transgression." That's why it is not permitted for women to teach, nor to exercise dominion over the man; but is commanded to be under obedience. The Holy Spirit IS NOT the "feminine essence" of God! That is carnal and unclean thinking! God is a Spirit! Mankind is flesh, and therefore was given by God to be male and female, FOR LIFE ON EARTH!
  • Debra Denise Dunlap
    Wisdom is "she." The HOLY SPIRIT is the feminine essence of YHWH. Honour thy Heavenly FATHER and thy Spiritual MOTHER, the HOLY SPIRIT, so that thy days may be long upon the land our LORD, thy God giveth thee. Selah

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