KJV LexiconBehold thou desirest
to incline to; by implication (literally but rarely) to bend; figuratively, to be pleased with, desire
stability; (figuratively) certainty, truth, trustworthiness -- assured(-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.
in the inward parts
(in the plural only) the kidneys (as being covered); hence (figuratively) the inmost thought -- inward parts.
and in the hidden
to stop up; by implication, to repair; figuratively, to keep secret -- closed up, hidden, secret, shut out (up), stop.
part thou shalt make me to know
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
wisdom (in a good sense) -- skilful, wisdom, wisely, wit.
Parallel VersesNew American Standard Bible
Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, And in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom.
King James Bible
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Surely You desire integrity in the inner self, and You teach me wisdom deep within.
International Standard Version
Indeed, you are pleased with truth in the inner person, and you will teach me wisdom in my innermost parts.
Look, you desire integrity in the inner man; you want me to possess wisdom.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But you have desired the truth and you have shown me the hidden things of your wisdom.
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Yet, you desire truth and sincerity. Deep down inside me you teach me wisdom.
King James 2000 Bible
Behold, you desire truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part you shall make me to know wisdom.
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