Proverbs 24:32
New International Version
I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw:

New Living Translation
Then, as I looked and thought about it, I learned this lesson:

English Standard Version
Then I saw and considered it; I looked and received instruction.

Berean Study Bible
I observed and took it to heart; I looked and received instruction:

King James Bible
Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction.

New King James Version
When I saw it, I considered it well; I looked on it and received instruction:

New American Standard Bible
When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction.

NASB 1995
When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction.

NASB 1977
When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction.

Amplified Bible
When I saw, I considered it well; I looked and received instruction.

Christian Standard Bible
I saw, and took it to heart; I looked, and received instruction:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I saw, and took it to heart; I looked, and received instruction:

American Standard Version
Then I beheld, and considered well; I saw, and received instruction:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And I saw and I set my heart, and I received instruction.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Afterwards I reflected, I looked that I might receive instruction.

Contemporary English Version
When I saw this, it taught me a lesson:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which when I had seen, I laid it up in my heart, and by the example I received instruction.

English Revised Version
Then I beheld, and considered well: I saw, and received instruction.

Good News Translation
I looked at this, thought about it, and learned a lesson from it:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When I observed [this], I took it to heart. I saw it and learned my lesson.

International Standard Version
As I observed, I thought about it; I watched, and learned a lesson:

JPS Tanakh 1917
Then I beheld, and considered well; I saw, and received instruction.

Literal Standard Version
And I see—I set my heart, I have seen—I have received instruction,

NET Bible
When I saw this, I gave careful consideration to it; I received instruction from what I saw:

New Heart English Bible
Then I saw, and considered well. I saw, and received instruction:

World English Bible
Then I saw, and considered well. I saw, and received instruction:

Young's Literal Translation
And I see -- I -- I do set my heart, I have seen -- I have received instruction,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Further Sayings of the Wise
31Thorns had grown up everywhere, thistles had covered the ground, and the stone wall was broken down. 32I observed and took it to heart; I looked and received instruction: 33A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,…

Cross References
Proverbs 24:31
Thorns had grown up everywhere, thistles had covered the ground, and the stone wall was broken down.

Proverbs 24:33
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,


Treasury of Scripture

Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked on it, and received instruction.

considered it or set my heart

Job 7:17
What is man, that thou shouldest magnify him? and that thou shouldest set thine heart upon him?

Psalm 4:4
Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.

Luke 2:19,51
But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart…

i looked

Deuteronomy 13:11
And all Israel shall hear, and fear, and shall do no more any such wickedness as this is among you.

Deuteronomy 21:21
And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

Deuteronomy 32:29
O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!









Verse 32. - Then I saw, and considered it well (Proverbs 22:17). I looked in this sight, and let it sink into my mind. I looked upon it, and received instruction (Proverbs 8:10). I learned a lesson from what I saw.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
I
אָ֭נֹכִֽי (’ā·nō·ḵî)
Pronoun - first person common singular
Strong's 595: I

observed
וָֽאֶחֱזֶ֣ה (wā·’e·ḥĕ·zeh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 2372: To gaze at, to perceive, contemplate, to have a, vision of

and took [it]
אָשִׁ֣ית (’ā·šîṯ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7896: To put, set

to heart;
לִבִּ֑י (lib·bî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

I looked
רָ֝אִ֗יתִי (rā·’î·ṯî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 7200: To see

and received
לָקַ֥חְתִּי (lā·qaḥ·tî)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's 3947: To take

instruction:
מוּסָֽר׃ (mū·sār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4148: Chastisement, reproof, warning, instruction, restraint


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