Proverbs 22:17
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Inclineהַ֥ט
(hat)
5186: to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, benda prim. root
your earאָזְנְךָ֗
(a·ze·ne·cha)
241: an earfrom an unused word
and hearוּ֭שְׁמַע
(u·she·ma)
8085: to heara prim. root
the wordsדִּבְרֵ֣י
(div·rei)
1697: speech, wordfrom dabar
of the wise,חֲכָמִ֑ים
(cha·cha·mim;)
2450: wisefrom chakam
And applyתָּשִׁ֥ית
(ta·shit)
7896: to put, seta prim. root
your mindוְ֝לִבְּךָ֗
(ve·lib·be·cha)
3820: inner man, mind, will, heartfrom the same as lebab
to my knowledge;לְדַעְתִּֽי׃
(le·da'·ti.)
1847: knowledgefrom yada







KJV Lexicon
Bow down
natah  (naw-taw')
to stretch or spread out; by implication, to bend away (including moral deflection); used in a great variety of application (out), stretch (forth, out), take (aside), turn (aside, away), wrest, cause to yield.
thine ear
'ozen  (o'-zen)
broadness. i.e. (concrete) the ear (from its form in man) -- + advertise, audience, + displease, ear, hearing, + show.
and hear
shama`  (shaw-mah')
to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively, to tell, etc.)
the words
dabar  (daw-baw')
a word; by implication, a matter (as spoken of) or thing; adverbially, a cause
of the wise
chakam  (khaw-kawm')
wise, (i.e. intelligent, skilful or artful) -- cunning (man), subtil, (un-), wise(hearted), man).
and apply
shiyth  (sheeth)
to place (in a very wide application) -- apply, appoint, array, bring, consider, lay (up), let alone, look, make, mark, put (on), + regard, set, shew, be stayed, take.
thine heart
leb  (labe)
the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect
unto my knowledge
da`ath  (dah'-ath)
knowledge -- cunning, (ig-)norantly, know(-ledge), (un-)awares (wittingly).
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.

International Standard Version
Pay attention and listen to the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my teaching,

NET Bible
Incline your ear and listen to the words of the wise, and apply your heart to my instruction.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Bend your ear and hear the words of the wise and apply your heart to knowledge.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Open your ears, and hear the words of wise people, and set your mind on the knowledge I give you.

King James 2000 Bible
Bow down your ear, and hear the words of the wise, and apply your heart unto my knowledge.
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