Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Go from before to the foolish man and thou knewest not 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


Leave the presence of a [shortsighted] fool,
For you will not find knowledge or hear godly wisdom from 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.

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 He mocking sought wisdom, and none: and knowledge being easy to him understanding. 7 Go from before to the foolish man and thou knewest not the lips of knowledge. 8 The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: and the folly of the foolish is deceit



Cross References

Proverbs 9:6

Forsake ye the foolish, and live; and go straight in the way of understanding.

Proverbs 13:20

He going with the wise, and he is wise: and the companion of the foolish shall become evil.

Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my son, to hear instructions for erring from the words of knowledge.

1 Corinthians 5:11

And now I wrote to you not to mix together, if any called a brother is a fornicator, or covetous, or an idolater, or a railer, or intoxicated, or rapacious; not to eat with such.

Ephesians 5:11

And participate not with the unfruitful works of darkness, and rather also confute.

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