King James Version
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.
Darby Bible Translation
Incline thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thy heart unto my knowledge.
World English Bible
Turn your ear, and listen to the words of the wise. Apply your heart to my teaching.
Young's Literal Translation
Incline thine ear, and hear words of the wise, And thy heart set to my knowledge,
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Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.Proverbs 22:17 Parallel Commentaries
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School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions. …
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent
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So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
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