Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words;

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

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;

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 chastening; to understand prudent words; 3 to receive the chastening of prudence, justice, judgment, and equity;


Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:5-6

Behold, I have taught you statutes and rights, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do thus in the midst of the land where ye are about to enter in to possess it.

1 Kings 3:9-12

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?

Proverbs 4:5-7

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 7:4

Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister, and call understanding thy kinswoman:

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better is it to acquire wisdom than gold! and to acquire understanding is worth more than silver!

Proverbs 17:16

Of what good is the price to buy wisdom in the hand of the fool, seeing he has no heart to understand?

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto saving health by the faith which is in Christ Jesus.

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