KJV LexiconIf thou prepare
to be erect (i.e. stand perpendicular); hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
to break apart, disperse, etc. -- break, chop in pieces, lay open, scatter, spread (abroad, forth, selves, out), stretch (forth, out).
out thine hands
the hollow hand or palm (so of the paw of an animal, of the sole, and even of the bowl of a dish or sling, the handle of a bolt, the leaves of a palm-tree); figuratively, power
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
"If you would direct your heart right And spread out your hand to Him,
King James Bible
If thou prepare thine heart, and stretch out thine hands toward him;
Holman Christian Standard Bible
As for you, if you redirect your heart and lift up your hands to Him in prayer--
International Standard Version
"Now for you, if you will prepare your heart, spread out your hands to him.
"As for you, if you prove faithful, and if you stretch out your hands toward him,
GOD'S WORD® Translation
"If you want to set your heart right, then pray to him.
King James 2000 Bible
If you prepare your heart, and stretch out your hands toward him;
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