Proverbs 23:26
Good News Translation
Pay close attention, son, and let my life be your example.

New Revised Standard Version
My child, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

Contemporary English Version
My son, pay close attention, and gladly follow my example.

New American Bible
My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes keep to my ways,

Douay-Rheims Bible
My son, give me thy heart: and let thy eyes keep my ways.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My son, give me thy heart: and let thy eyes keep my ways.

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Proverbs 23:15 My son, if thy mind be wise, my heart shall rejoice with thee:


Proverbs 4:23 Remove from thee a froward mouth, and let detracting lips be far from thee.

Deuteronomy 6:5 Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with thy whole strength.

Matthew 10:37,38 He that loveth father or mother more than me, is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me, is not worthy of me. . . .

Luke 14:26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, yea and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

2 Corinthians 5:14,15 For the charity of Christ presseth us: judging this, that if one died for all, then all were dead. . . .

2 Corinthians 8:5 And not as we hoped: but they gave their own selves, first to the Lord, then to us by the will of God;

Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell by faith in your hearts: that, being rooted and founded in charity,


Proverbs 4:25-27 Make straight the path for thy feet, and all thy ways shall be established. . . .

Psalm 107:43 Who is wise, and will keep these things; and will understand the mercies of the Lord?

Psalm 119:2,9-11 Blessed are they that search his testimonies: that seek him with their whole heart. . . .

Hosea 14:9 Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know these things? for the ways of the Lord are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall fall in them.

2 Peter 1:19 And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts.

True Riches
25Let thy father and thy mother be joyful, and let her rejoice that bore thee. 26My son, give me thy heart: and let thy eyes keep my ways.27For a harlot is a deep ditch: and a strange woman is a narrow pit.…
Cross References
Psalm 1:2
But his will is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he shall meditate day and night.

Psalm 119:24
For thy testimonies are my meditation: and thy justifications my counsel.

Proverbs 3:1
For they shall add to thee length of days, and years of life, and peace.

Proverbs 4:4
Get wisdom, get prudence: forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 23:25
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