Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding,

King James Version

To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

Holman Bible

For gaining wisdom and being instructed; for understanding insightful sayings;

International Standard Version

These proverbs are for gaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;

A Conservative Version

to know wisdom and instruction, to discern the words of understanding,

American Standard Version

To know wisdom and instruction; To discern the words of understanding;

Amplified

That people may know skillful and godly Wisdom and instruction, discern and comprehend the words of understanding and insight,

Bible in Basic English

To have knowledge of wise teaching; to be clear about the words of reason:

Darby Translation

to know wisdom and instruction; to discern the words of understanding;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words;

Julia Smith Translation

To know wisdom and instruction; to discern the words of understanding;

King James 2000

To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

Lexham Expanded Bible

To know wisdom and instruction, to understand sayings of understanding,

Modern King James verseion

to know wisdom and instruction; to recognize the words of understanding;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

To learn wisdom, instruction, understanding, prudence,

NET Bible

To learn wisdom and moral instruction, and to discern wise counsel.

New Heart English Bible

to know wisdom and instruction; to discern the words of understanding;

The Emphasized Bible

For the knowledge of wisdom and correction, for discerning the sayings of intelligence;

Webster

To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;

World English Bible

to know wisdom and instruction; to discern the words of understanding;

Youngs Literal Translation

For knowing wisdom and instruction, For understanding sayings of intelligence,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Prologue

1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel: 2 To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding, 3 To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

"See, I have taught you statutes and judgments just as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do thus in the land where you are entering to possess it.

1 Kings 3:9-12

"So give Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?"

Proverbs 4:5-7

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:4

Say to wisdom, "You are my sister," And call understanding your intimate friend;

Proverbs 8:5

"O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen above silver.

Proverbs 17:16

Why is there a price in the hand of a fool to buy wisdom, When he has no sense?

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.



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