Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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.

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 
Usage: 0

נגד 
Neged 
Usage: 151

of a foolish
כּסיל 
K@ciyl 
Usage: 70

man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

not in him the lips
שׂפת שׂפה 
Saphah 
Usage: 176

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

6 The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands. 7 Go from the presence of the foolish man when thou dost not perceive in him the lips of knowledge. 8 The wisdom of the sane is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit.



Cross References

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake that which is foolish and live and go in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 13:20

He that walks with wise men shall be wise, but the companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my son, to hear the teaching that induces one to deviate from the reasons of wisdom.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But now I have written unto you not to associate with anyone calling himself a brother if he is a fornicator or covetous or an idolater or a railer or a drunkard or an extortioner; with such a one do not even eat.

Ephesians 5:11

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

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