Proverbs 14:7



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.

King James Version

Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

Holman Bible

Stay away from a foolish man; you will gain no knowledge from his speech.

International Standard Version

Stay away from a foolish man, for you will not find competent advice.

A Conservative Version

Go into the presence of a foolish man, and thou shall not perceive the lips of knowledge.

American Standard Version

Go into the presence of a foolish man, And thou shalt not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.

Amplified

Go from the presence of a foolish and self-confident man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.

Bible in Basic English

Go away from the foolish man, for you will not see the lips of knowledge.

Darby Translation

Go from the presence of a foolish man, in whom thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Go from the presence of the foolish man when thou dost not perceive in him the lips of knowledge.

Julia Smith Translation

Go from before to the foolish man and thou knewest not the lips of knowledge.

King James 2000

Go from the presence of a foolish man, when you perceive not in him the lips of knowledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Leave {the presence of a foolish man}, [for] you will not [come to] know {words of knowledge}.

Modern King James verseion

Go from before a foolish man when you do not see in him the lips of knowledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that thou meddle not with a fool; and do as though thou hadst no knowledge.

NET Bible

Leave the presence of a foolish person, or you will not understand wise counsel.

New Heart English Bible

Stay away from a foolish man, for you won't find knowledge on his lips.

New simplified Bible

Go from the presence of a foolish man, when you perceive that he does not have lips of knowledge.

The Emphasized Bible

Get thee from the presence of a man that is a dullard, when thou perceivest not the lips of knowledge.

Webster

Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

World English Bible

Stay away from a foolish man, for you won't find knowledge on his lips.

Youngs Literal Translation

Go from before a foolish man, Or thou hast not known the lips of knowledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go
ילך 
Yalak 
go , walk , come , depart , ...away , follow , get , lead , brought , carry , bring ,
Usage: 0

נגד 
Neged 
Usage: 151

of a foolish
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

not in him the lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding. 7 Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge. 8 The wisdom of the sensible is to understand his way, But the foolishness of fools is deceit.



Cross References

Proverbs 9:6

"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."

Proverbs 13:20

He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 19:27

Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler--not even to eat with such a one.

Ephesians 5:11

Do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;



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