Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 learning what wisdom and discipline are;
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


To know [skillful and godly] wisdom and instruction;
To 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;

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;

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, son of David, King of Israel: 2 For the knowledge of wisdom and correction, for discerning the sayings of intelligence; 3 For receiving the correction of prudence, righteousness and justice, and equity;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

See! I have taught you statutes, and regulations, as Yahweh my God commanded me, - that ye should do so, in the midst of the land whereinto ye are entering to possess it.

1 Kings 3:9-12

Wilt thou, then, give unto thy servant, a heart that hearkeneth, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad, - for who is able to judge this thine honoured people?

Proverbs 4:5-7

Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding, Do not forget, neither decline thou from the sayings of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:4

Say unto wisdom, My sister, thou! and, an acquaintance, call thou, understanding:

Proverbs 8:5

Understand, ye simple ones, shrewdness, and, ye dullards understand sense;

Proverbs 16:16

To acquire wisdom, how much better than gold! and, to get hold of understanding, more choice than silver!

Proverbs 17:16

Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a dullard? that he who is without sense, may acquire wisdom.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

And that, from a babe, those sacred letters, thou hast known which are able to make thee wise unto salvation, through the faith which is in Christ Jesus:

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