Proverbs 4:23
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.

King James Bible
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.

Darby Bible Translation
Keep thy heart more than anything that is guarded; for out of it are the issues of life.

World English Bible
Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it is the wellspring of life.

Young's Literal Translation
Above every charge keep thy heart, For out of it are the outgoings of life.

Proverbs 4:23 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

4:23 Heart - Thy thoughts, will, and affections. For - From thence proceed all the actions, as of the natural, so of the spiritual life, which lead to eternal life.

Proverbs 4:23 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Great Reservoir
A sermon (No. 179) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 21, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens, by C. H. Spurgeon. "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life."--Proverbs 4:23. If I should vainly attempt to fashion my discourse after lofty models, I should this morning compare the human heart to the ancient city of Thebes, out of whose hundred gates multitudes of warriors were wont to march. As was the city, such were her armies, as was her inward strength,
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

Eyes Right
A sermon (No. 2058) by C. H. Spurgeon "Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee."----Proverbs 4:25. These words occur in a passage wherein the wise man exhorts us to take care of all parts of our nature, which he indicates by members of the body. "Keep thy heart," says he "with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee. Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

The Aggravated Guilt of Him who Delivered Christ to Pilate.
"Then saith Pilate unto him, 'Speakest thou not unto me? Knowest thou not that I have power to crucify thee, and have power to release thee?' Jesus answered, 'Thou couldest have no power against me, except it were given thee from above: Therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin.'" Judea was conquered by the Romans and reduced to a province of their empire, before Christ suffered for the sins of men. When the Jews conspired his death, Pilate was governor of that province. The
Andrew Lee et al—Sermons on Various Important Subjects

The Great Reservoir
You have seen the great reservoirs provided by our water companies, in which the water which is to supply hundreds of streets and thousands of houses is kept. Now, the heart is just the reservoir of man, and our life is allowed to flow in its proper season. That life may flow through different pipes--the mouth, the hand, the eye; but still all the issues of hand, of eye, of lip, derive their source from the great fountain and central reservoir, the heart; and hence there is no difficulty in showing
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

Cross References
Matthew 12:34
You brood of snakes! How could evil men like you speak what is good and right? For whatever is in your heart determines what you say.

Matthew 15:18
But the words you speak come from the heart--that's what defiles you.

Matthew 15:19
For from the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, all sexual immorality, theft, lying, and slander.

Mark 7:21
For from within, out of a person's heart, come evil thoughts, sexual immorality, theft, murder,

Luke 6:45
A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart, and an evil person produces evil things from the treasury of an evil heart. What you say flows from what is in your heart.

Deuteronomy 4:9
"But watch out! Be careful never to forget what you yourself have seen. Do not let these memories escape from your mind as long as you live! And be sure to pass them on to your children and grandchildren.

2 Kings 10:31
But Jehu did not obey the Law of the LORD, the God of Israel, with all his heart. He refused to turn from the sins that Jeroboam had led Israel to commit.

Jump to Previous
Care Charge Diligence Flow Guard Guarded Heart Issues Life Outgoings Springs Watch Wellspring
Jump to Next
Care Charge Diligence Flow Guard Guarded Heart Issues Life Outgoings Springs Watch Wellspring
Links
Proverbs 4:23 NIV
Proverbs 4:23 NLT
Proverbs 4:23 ESV
Proverbs 4:23 NASB
Proverbs 4:23 KJV

Proverbs 4:23 Bible Apps
Proverbs 4:23 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 4:23 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 4:23 French Bible
Proverbs 4:23 German Bible

Proverbs 4:23 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Proverbs 4:22
Top of Page
Top of Page