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Proverbs 6:22 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— When thou walkest, it shall lead thee; When thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee; And when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and [when] thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When you walk about, they will guide you; When you sleep, they will watch over you; And when you awake, they will talk to you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and [when] thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— when thou walkest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and [when] thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— When thou walkest abroad, it shall guide thee, when thou sleepest, it shall watch over thee, when thou wakest, it shall speak to thee:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— In thy going up and down, it leadeth thee, In thy lying down, it watcheth over thee, And thou hast awaked—it talketh [with] thee.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— When thou walkest, let them go with thee: when thou sleepest, let them keep thee, and when thou awakest, talk with them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— When thou goest, it shall leade thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keepe thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talke with thee.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Whensoever thou walkest, lead this along and let it be with thee; that it may talk with thee when thou wakest.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and [when] thou awakest, it shall talk with thee.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
When thou goest, 1980
{1980} Prime
הָלַךְ
halak
{haw-lak'}
Akin to H3212; a primitive root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively).
z8692
<8692> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 116
it shall lead 5148
{5148} Prime
נָחָה
nachah
{naw-khaw'}
A primitive root; to guide; by implication to transport (into exile, or as colonists).
z8686
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
thee; x853
(0853) Complement
אֵת
'eth
{ayth}
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
when thou sleepest, 7901
{7901} Prime
שָׁכַב
shakab
{shaw-kab'}
A primitive root; to lie down (for rest, sexual connection, decease or any other purpose).
z8800
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
it shall keep 8104
{8104} Prime
שָׁמַר
shamar
{shaw-mar'}
A primitive root; properly to hedge about (as with thorns), that is, guard; generally to protect, attend to, etc.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
thee; and [when] thou awakest, 6974
{6974} Prime
קוּץ
quwts
{koots}
A primitive root (rather identical with H6972 through the idea of abruptness in starting up from sleep (compare H3364)); to awake (literally or figuratively).
z8689
<8689> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2675
it x1931
(1931) Complement
הוּא
huw'
{hoo}
The second form is the feminine beyond the Pentateuch; a primitive word, the third person pronoun singular, he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intensively) self, or (especially with the article) the same; sometimes (as demonstrative) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are.
shall talk 7878
{7878} Prime
שִׂיחַ
siyach
{see'-akh}
A primitive root; to ponder, that is, (by implication) converse (with oneself, and hence aloud) or (transitively) utter.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
with thee.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:20-23.


Proverbs 6:22

_ _ it — (compare Proverbs 6:23); denotes the instruction of parents (Proverbs 6:20), to which all the qualities of a safe guide and guard and ready teacher are ascribed. It prevents the ingress of evil by supplying good thoughts, even in dreams (Proverbs 3:21-23; Psalms 19:9; 2 Peter 1:19).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 6:20-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 6:22

It — The law of God which thy parents have taught thee. Talk — It shall give thee counsel and comfort.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 2:11 Discretion shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee:
Proverbs 3:23-24 Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely, and thy foot shall not stumble. ... When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Psalms 17:4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept [me from] the paths of the destroyer.
Psalms 43:3 O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; let them bring me unto thy holy hill, and to thy tabernacles.
Psalms 119:9 BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed [thereto] according to thy word.
Psalms 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Psalms 119:24 Thy testimonies also [are] my delight [and] my counsellors.
Psalms 119:54 Thy statutes have been my songs in the house of my pilgrimage.
Psalms 119:97 MEM. O how love I thy law! it [is] my meditation all the day.
Psalms 119:148 Mine eyes prevent the [night] watches, that I might meditate in thy word.
Daniel 11:18-21 After this shall he turn his face unto the isles, and shall take many: but a prince for his own behalf shall cause the reproach offered by him to cease; without his own reproach he shall cause [it] to turn upon him. ... And in his estate shall stand up a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably, and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
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Ps 17:4; 43:3; 119:9, 11, 24, 54, 97, 148. Pv 2:11; 3:23. Dn 11:18.

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