Proverbs 23:26
Strong's Lexicon
My son,
בְנִ֣י (ḇə·nî)
Noun - masculine singular construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1121: 1) son, grandson, child, member of a group 1a) son, male child 1b) grandson 1c) children (pl. - male and female) 1d) youth, young men (pl.) 1e) young (of animals) 1f) sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels] 1g) people (of a nation) (pl.) 1h) of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.) 1i) a member of a guild, order, class

give
תְּנָֽה־ (tə·nāh-)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: 1) to give, put, set 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to give, bestow, grant, permit, ascribe, employ, devote, consecrate, dedicate, pay wages, sell, exchange, lend, commit, entrust, give over, deliver up, yield produce, occasion, produce, requite to, report, mention, utter, stretch out, extend 1a2) to put, set, put on, put upon, set, appoint, assign, designate 1a3) to make, constitute 1b) (Niphal) 1b1) to be given, be bestowed, be provided, be entrusted to, be granted to, be permitted, be issued, be published, be uttered, be assigned 1b2) to be set, be put, be made, be inflicted 1c) (Hophal) 1c1) to be given, be bestowed, be given up, be delivered up 1c2) to be put upon

me your heart,
לִבְּךָ֣ (lib·bə·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: 1) inner man, mind, will, heart, understanding 1a) inner part, midst 1a1) midst (of things) 1a2) heart (of man) 1a3) soul, heart (of man) 1a4) mind, knowledge, thinking, reflection, memory 1a5) inclination, resolution, determination (of will) 1a6) conscience 1a7) heart (of moral character) 1a8) as seat of appetites 1a9) as seat of emotions and passions 1a10) as seat of courage

and let your eyes
וְ֝עֵינֶ֗יךָ (wə·‘ê·ne·ḵā)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - cdc | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5869: 1) eye 1a) eye 1a1) of physical eye 1a2) as showing mental qualities 1a3) of mental and spiritual faculties (fig.) 2) spring, fountain

delight
(תִּצֹּֽרְנָה׃‪‬) (tiṣ·ṣō·rə·nāh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7521: 1) to be pleased with, be favourable to, accept favourably 1a) (Qal) 1a1) to be pleased with, be favourable to 1a2) to accept 1a3) to be pleased, be determined 1a4) to make acceptable, satisfy 1a5) to please 1b) (Niphal) to be accepted, be pleased with 1c) (Piel) to seek favour of 1d) (Hiphil) to please, pay off 1e) (Hithpael) to make oneself acceptable or pleasing

in my ways.
דְּרָכַ֥י (də·rā·ḵay)
Noun - common plural construct | first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1870: 1) way, road, distance, journey, manner 1a) road, way, path 1b) journey 1c) direction 1d) manner, habit, way 1e) of course of life (fig.) 1f) of moral character (fig.)

Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes delight in my ways.

Young's Literal Translation
Give, my son, thy heart to me, And let thine eyes watch my ways.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

New American Standard Bible
Give me your heart, my son, And let your eyes delight in my ways.

King James Bible
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways,

New Living Translation
O my son, give me your heart. May your eyes take delight in following my ways.

English Standard Version
My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

New American Standard Bible
Give me your heart, my son, And let your eyes delight in my ways.

King James Bible
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes observe my ways.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.

International Standard Version
Give me your heart, my son, and keep your eyes fixed on my ways,

NET Bible
Give me your heart, my son, and let your eyes observe my ways;

American Standard Version
My son, give me thy heart; And let thine eyes delight in my ways.

English Revised Version
My son, give me thine heart, and let thine eyes delight in my ways.

Young's Literal Translation
Give, my son, thy heart to me, And let thine eyes watch my ways.








Cross References
Psalm 1:2
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalm 119:24
Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellers.

Proverbs 3:1
My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments:

Proverbs 4:4
He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.

Proverbs 1:1
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;

Proverbs 23:25
Thy father and thy mother shall be glad, and she that bare thee shall rejoice.

Proverbs 23:24
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.

Proverbs 23:23
Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Proverbs 23:27
For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.

Proverbs 23:28
She also lieth in wait as for a prey, and increaseth the transgressors among men.

Proverbs 23:29
Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes?
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