Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

A wise man, will hear, and will increase learning, and a, discreet man, wise counsels, will acquire,

New American Standard Bible

A wise man will hear and increase in learning,
And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,

King James Version

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

Holman Bible

a wise man will listen and increase his learning,
and a discerning man will obtain guidance—

International Standard Version

Let the wise listen and increase their learning; let the person of understanding receive guidance

A Conservative Version

that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, and that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsels,

American Standard Version

That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; And that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:

Amplified


The wise will hear and increase their learning,
And the person of understanding will acquire wise counsel and the skill [to steer his course wisely and lead others to the truth],

Bible in Basic English

(The wise man, hearing, will get greater learning, and the acts of the man of good sense will be wisely guided:)

Darby Translation

He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:

Julia Smith Translation

The wise one will hear and he will add learning: and he understanding, shall obtain guidance:

King James 2000

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

Lexham Expanded Bible

may the wise hear and increase learning, and the one who understands gain direction,

Modern King James verseion

the wise hears and increases learning; and understanding ones get wisdom;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

By hearing, the wise man shall come by more wisdom:

NET Bible

(Let the wise also hear and gain instruction, and let the discerning acquire guidance!)

New Heart English Bible

that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:

Webster

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:

World English Bible

that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:

Youngs Literal Translation

(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

and will increase
יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

לקח 
Leqach 
Usage: 9

and a man of understanding
בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Prologue

4 For giving To the simple shrewdness, To the young man, knowledge and discretion. 5 A wise man, will hear, and will increase learning, and a, discreet man, wise counsels, will acquire, 6 By gaining discernment of proverb, and satire, the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.


Cross References

Proverbs 9:9

Give to a wise man, and he will be wiser still, Inform a righteous man, and he will increase learning.

1 Samuel 25:32-33

Then said David unto Abigail, - Blessed, be Yahweh, the God of Israel, who hath sent thee this day, to meet me;

2 Chronicles 25:16

And it came to pass, as he spake unto him, that he said to him, To be, counselor to the king, have we appointed thee? forbear thou, wherefore should they smite thee? So the prophet forbare, and said - I know that God hath determined to destroy thee, because thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counsel.

Job 34:10

Wherefore, ye men of mind, hearken unto me, - Far be it, that, GOD, should be lawless, or, the Almighty, be perverse!

Job 34:16

If then thou hast understanding, hear this, Give thou ear to the teaching of my words: -

Job 34:34

The men of mind, will say to me, yea any wise man hearkening unto me: -

Psalm 119:98-100

Beyond mine enemies, will thy commandment make me wise, for, age-abidingly, shall it be mine.

Proverbs 12:1

He that loveth correction, loveth knowledge, but, he that hateth reproof, is brutish.

1 Corinthians 10:15

As, to prudent men, I speak, - judge, ye, what I say: -

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