Proverbs 6:22

“When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When thou goest, it shall leade thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keepe thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talke with thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When you walk about, they will guide you; When you sleep, they will watch over you; And when you awake, they will talk to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When thou walkest, it shall lead thee; When thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee; And when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

In your walking, it will be your guide; when you are sleeping, it will keep watch over you; when you are awake, it will have talk with you.
- Basic English Bible

when thou walkest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and [when] thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
- Darby Bible

When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
- Webster's Bible

When you walk, it will lead you. When you sleep, it will watch over you. When you awake, it will talk with you.
- World English Bible

In thy going up and down, it leadeth thee, In thy lying down, it watcheth over thee, And thou hast awaked -- it talketh [with] thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

When thou walkest, it shall lead thee, when thou liest down, it shall watch over thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:22


6:22 It - The law of God which thy parents have taught thee. Talk - It shall give thee counsel and comfort.


Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 6:20 MY SON KEEP THY FATHERS COMMANDMENT AND FORSAKE NOT THE LAW OF THY MOTHER 6:21 BIND THEM CONTINUALLY UPON THINE HEART AND TIE THEM AROUND THY NECK 6:22 WHEN THOU GOEST IT SHALL LEAD THEE WHEN THOU SLEEPEST IT SHALL KEEP THEE AND WHEN THOU AWAKEST --- IT SHALL TALK WITH THEE --- 6:23 FOR THE COMMANDMENT IS A LAMP AND THE LAW IS LIGHT AND REPROOFS OF INSTRUCTION ARE THE WAY OF LIFE
  • Lilian
    Go to the Ant though sluggard consider her ways and be wise. In life we can't be lazy we can't reap without sowing. Therefore God has given us an asset to use. Lets praise Jesus for He is the only Jehova Jireh THE LORD MY PRIVIDER. Thank you Father for giving Jesus to us amen
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 6:16 THESES SIX THINGS DOES THE LORD HATE YEA SEVEN ARE AN ABOMINATION UNTO HIM 6:17 A PROUD LOOK --- A LYING TONGUE --- AND HANDS THAT SHED INNOCENT BLOOD 6:18 --- AN HEART THAT DEVISETH WICKED IMAGINATIONS --- FEET THAT BE SWIFT IN RUNNING TO MISCHIEF 6:19 --- A FALSE WITNESS THAT SPEAKETH LIES --- AND HE THAT SOWETH DISCORD AMONG BRETHREN
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and the law is light and reproofs of instruction are the way of life psalm 119:142 thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness and thy law is the truth john 1:4 in HIM was life and the life was the light of men JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and the law is light and reproofs of instruction are the way of life JOHN 3:19 AND THIS IS THE CONDEMNATION THAT LIGHT IS COME INTO THE WORLD AND MEN LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL 20 FOR EVERY ONE THAT DOETH EVIL HATETH THE LIGHT NEITHER COMETH TO THE LIGHT LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs 6:16 these six things does the LORD hate yea seven are an abomination to him 17 a proud look ---a lying tongue---and hands that shed innocent blood 18 an heart that deviseth wicked imaginations feet that be swift in running to mischief 19 A FALSE WITNESS THAT SPEAKETH LIES AND HE THAT SOWETH DISCORD AMONG BRETHREN

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