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Proverbs 4:4

    Proverbs 4:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He taught me also, and said to me, Let your heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he taught me, and said unto me: Let thy heart retain my words; Keep my commandments, and live;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he gave me teaching, saying to me, Keep my words in your heart; keep my rules so that you may have life:

    Webster's Revision

    And he taught me, and said unto me: Let thy heart retain my words; Keep my commandments, and live;

    World English Bible

    He taught me, and said to me: "Let your heart retain my words. Keep my commandments, and live.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he taught me, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words; keep my commandments, and live:

    Definitions for Proverbs 4:4

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 4:4

    He taught me also, and said - Open thy heart to receive my instructions - receive them with affection; when heard, retain and practice them; and thou shalt live - the great purpose of thy being brought into the world shall be accomplished in thee.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 4:4

    The counsel which has come to him, in substance, from his father. Compare it with 2 Samuel 23:2 etc.; 1 Chronicles 28:9; 1 Chronicles 29:17; Psalm 15:1-5; Psalm 24:1-10; Psalm 37.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 4:4

    4:4 Said - The following verse s, at least as far as the tenth verse , are the words of David.