New American Standard Bible
Then he taught me and said to me, "Let your heart hold fast my words; Keep my commandments and live;
King James Bible
He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
Darby Bible Translation
And he taught me, and said unto me, Let thy heart retain my words; keep my commandments and live.
World English Bible
He taught me, and said to me: "Let your heart retain my words. Keep my commandments, and live.
Young's Literal Translation
And he directeth me, and he saith to me: 'Let thy heart retain my words, Keep my commands, and live.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
LibraryKeeping and Kept
'Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.'--PROVERBS iv. 23. 'Kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation.'--1 PETER 1. 5. The former of these texts imposes a stringent duty, the latter promises divine help to perform it. The relation between them is that between the Law and the Gospel. The Law commands, the Gospel gives power to obey. The Law pays no attention to man's weakness, and points no finger to the source of strength. Its office is to set clearly …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Hold Fast
Truth Hidden when not Sought After.
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
I keep Your precepts and Your testimonies, For all my ways are before You. Tav.
Keep my commandments and live, And my teaching as the apple of your eye.
Give me your heart, my son, And let your eyes delight in my ways.
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