Proverbs 5:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
My son,בְּ֭נִי
1121: sona prim. root
give attentionהַקְשִׁ֑יבָה
7181: to incline (ears), attenda prim. root
to my wisdom,לְחָכְמָתִ֣י
2451: wisdomfrom chakam
5186: to stretch out, spread out, extend, incline, benda prim. root
your earאָזְנֶֽךָ׃
241: an earfrom an unused word
to my understanding;לִ֝תְבוּנָתִ֗י
8394: an understandingfrom bin

KJV Lexicon
My son
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
qashab  (kaw-shab')
to prick up the ears, i.e. hearken -- attend, (cause to) hear(-ken), give heed, incline, mark (well), regard.
unto my wisdom
chokmah  (khok-maw')
wisdom (in a good sense) -- skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
and bow
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.
to my understanding
tabuwn  (taw-boon')
intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice -- discretion, reason, skilfulness, understanding, wisdom.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
My son, give attention to my wisdom, Incline your ear to my understanding;

King James Bible
My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My son, pay attention to my wisdom; listen closely to my understanding

International Standard Version
My son, pay attention to my wisdom, and listen closely to my insight,

NET Bible
My child, be attentive to my wisdom, pay close attention to my understanding,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My son, give ear to my wisdom and incline your ear to my sayings

GOD'S WORD® Translation
My son, pay attention to my wisdom. Open your ears to my understanding

King James 2000 Bible
My son, be attentive to my wisdom, and incline your ear to my understanding:
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