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Job 22:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, And lay up his words in thy heart.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Please receive instruction from His mouth And establish His words in your heart.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Receive, I pray thee, instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Accept, I beseech thee, from his mouth—instruction,—and lay up his sayings in thy heart.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Receive, I pray thee, from His mouth a law, And set His sayings in thy heart.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Receive the law of his mouth, and lay up his words in thy heart.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Receiue, I pray thee, the Lawe from his mouth, and lay vp his words in thine heart.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And receive a declaration from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Receive, 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
I pray thee, x4994
(4994) Complement
נָא
na'
{naw}
A primitive particle of incitement and entreaty, which may usually be rendered I pray, now or then; added mostly to verbs (in the imperative or future), or to interjections, occasionally to an adverb or conjugation.
the law 8451
{8451} Prime
תּוֹרָה
towrah
{to-raw'}
From H3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch.
from his mouth, 6310
{6310} Prime
פֶּה
peh
{peh}
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
and lay up 7760
{7760} Prime
שׂוּם
suwm
{soom}
A primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literally, figuratively, inferentially and elliptically).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
his words 561
{0561} Prime
אֵמֶר
'emer
{ay'-mer}
From H0559; something said.
in thine heart. 3824
{3824} Prime
לֵבָב
lebab
{lay-bawb'}
From H3823; the heart (as the most interior organ); used also like H3820.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Job 22:22

_ _ lay up — (Psalms 119:11).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Job 22:21-30.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Job 22:22

Receive — Take the rule whereby thou governest thy thoughts, and words, and whole life, not from thy own imaginations or passions, but from God, from his law, which is written in thy own mind, and from the doctrines and instructions of the holy men of God. And do not only hear them with thine ears, but let them sink into thy heart.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
receive:

Deuteronomy 4:1-2 Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do [them], that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the LORD God of your fathers giveth you. ... Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish [ought] from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the LORD your God which I command you.
Proverbs 2:1-9 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; ... Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; [yea], every good path.
1 Thessalonians 4:1-2 Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort [you] by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, [so] ye would abound more and more. ... For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.

lay up:

Job 23:12 Neither have I gone back from the commandment of his lips; I have esteemed the words of his mouth more than my necessary [food].
Deuteronomy 6:6-9 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: ... And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates.
Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Proverbs 4:4 He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, and live.
Proverbs 4:21 Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart.
Jeremiah 15:16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.
Matthew 12:35 A good man out of the good treasure of the heart bringeth forth good things: and an evil man out of the evil treasure bringeth forth evil things.
Matthew 13:52 Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe [which is] instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man [that is] an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure [things] new and old.
Luke 2:19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered [them] in her heart.
Luke 2:51 And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
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Dt 4:1; 6:6. Jb 23:12. Ps 119:11. Pv 2:1; 4:4, 21. Jr 15:16. Mt 12:35; 13:52. Lk 2:19, 51. 1Th 4:1.

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