Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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;

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 David's son Solomon, king of Israel. 2 These proverbs are for gaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight; 3 for acquiring the discipline that produces wise behavior, righteousness, justice, and upright living;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

See! I taught you the statutes and the ordinances, just as the LORD God commanded. Therefore, observe them when you enter the land you are about to possess.

1 Kings 3:9-12

So give your servant an understanding mind to govern your people, so I can discern between good and evil. Otherwise, how will I be able to govern this great people of yours?"

Proverbs 4:5-7

Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget or turn aside from the words of my mouth!

Proverbs 7:4

Say to wisdom, "You're my sister!" and call understanding your close relative,

Proverbs 8:5

Understand prudence, you naive people; and gain an understanding heart, you foolish ones.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better than gaining gold is the acquisition of wisdom, the attainment of wisdom better than silver!

Proverbs 17:16

What is this? A fool has enough money to buy wisdom, but is senseless?

2 Timothy 3:15-17

From infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures that are able to give you the wisdom you need for salvation through faith in the Messiah Jesus.

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