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Proverbs 2:2
so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and apply thine heart to understanding;
So as to incline thine ear unto wisdom, And apply thy heart to understanding;
So that your ear is attentive to [skillful and godly] wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding [seeking it conscientiously and striving for it eagerly];
Making your ear attentive to skillful and godly Wisdom and inclining and directing your heart and mind to understanding [applying all your powers to the quest for it];
So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
Turn your ear toward wisdom, and stretch your mind toward understanding.
paying attention to wisdom inclining your mind toward understanding —
Keep in tune with wisdom and think what it means to have common sense.
so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom [and] thou apply thy heart to understanding;
That thy ear may hearken to wisdom: Incline thy heart to know prudence:
Listen to wisdom, and do your best to understand.
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
·Listen carefully [L Bend your ear] to wisdom; ·set your mind on [L stretch your heart to] understanding.
And cause thine ears to hearken unto wisdom, and incline thine heart to understanding,
if you pay close attention to wisdom, and let your mind reach for understanding,
Listen to what is wise and try to understand it.
listening closely to wisdom and directing your heart to understanding;
Listen to wisdom. Try with all your heart to gain understanding.
making your ear attentive to wisdom, and turning your heart to understanding—
so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and apply thine heart to intelligence,
So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;
in order to incline your ear toward wisdom, then you shall apply your heart to understanding.
Every young man who listens to me and obeys my instructions will be given wisdom and good sense.
Good friend, take to heart what I’m telling you; collect my counsels and guard them with your life. Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority, and won’t take no for an answer, Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold, like an adventurer on a treasure hunt, Believe me, before you know it Fear-of-God will be yours; you’ll have come upon the Knowledge of God.
so that you incline your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding;
if you pay close attention to wisdom, and let your mind reach for understanding,
Turning your ear to wisdom, inclining your heart to understanding;
Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to understanding;
Listen carefully to wisdom; set your mind on understanding.
by making your ear attentive to wisdom, and by turning your heart to understanding,
Let your ears listen to wisdom. Apply your heart to understanding.
turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding—
turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding –
So that you incline your ear to wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding;
make your ear open to wisdom. Turn your heart to understanding.
Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding.
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
So that thou incline thine ear unto chochmah, and apply thine lev to tevunah (understanding);
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding;
making your ear attentive to wisdom, inclining your heart to discernment,
If you listen for Lady Wisdom, attune your ears to her, and engage your mind to understand what she is telling you,
So as to turn your ear to wisdom, and apply your heart to understanding;
(so) that thine ear hear wisdom, bow (down) thine heart to know prudence.
To cause thine ear to attend to wisdom, Thou inclinest thy heart to understanding,
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