Proverbs 22:17
Text Analysis
5186 [e]הַ֥ט
241 [e]אָזְנְךָ֗
your earN-fsc | 2ms
8085 [e]וּ֭שְׁמַע
and hearConj-w | V-Qal-Imp-ms
1697 [e]דִּבְרֵ֣י
the wordsN-mpc
2450 [e]חֲכָמִ֑ים
of the wiseAdj-mp
3820 [e]וְ֝לִבְּךָ֗
and your heartConj-w | N-msc | 2ms
7896 [e]תָּשִׁ֥ית
1847 [e]לְדַעְתִּֽי׃
to my knowledgePrep-l | N-fsc | 1cs

Hebrew Texts
משלי 22:17 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
הַ֥ט אָזְנְךָ֗ וּ֭שְׁמַע דִּבְרֵ֣י חֲכָמִ֑ים וְ֝לִבְּךָ֗ תָּשִׁ֥ית לְדַעְתִּֽי׃

משלי 22:17 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
הט אזנך ושמע דברי חכמים ולבך תשית לדעתי׃

משלי 22:17 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
הט אזנך ושמע דברי חכמים ולבך תשית לדעתי׃

משלי 22:17 Hebrew Bible
הט אזנך ושמע דברי חכמים ולבך תשית לדעתי׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Incline your ear and hear the words of the wise, And apply your mind to my knowledge;

King James Bible
Bow down thine ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply thine heart unto my knowledge.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen closely, pay attention to the words of the wise, and apply your mind to my knowledge.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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Proverbs 5:1,2 My son, attend to my wisdom, and bow your ear to my understanding…

and hear

Proverbs 1:3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;

Proverbs 3:1 My son, forget not my law; but let your heart keep my commandments:

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Matthew 17:5 While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and …


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