Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.

King James Version

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.

Holman Bible

One who listens to life-giving rebukes
will be at home among the wise.

International Standard Version

Whoever listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.

A Conservative Version

The ear that hearkens to the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

American Standard Version

The ear that hearkeneth to the reproof of life Shall abide among the wise.

Amplified

The ear that listens to the reproof [that leads to or gives] life will remain among the wise.

Bible in Basic English

The man whose ear is open to the teaching of life will have his place among the wise.

Darby Translation

The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The ear that hears the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Julia Smith Translation

The ear hearing the reproof of life shall lodge in the midst of the wise.

King James 2000

The ear that hears the reproof of life abides among the wise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The ear of him who listens [to] admonitions of life, in the midst of the wise it will lodge.

Modern King James verseion

The ear that hears the reproof of life shall remain among the wise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The ear that hearkeneth unto wholesome warning, and enclineth thereto, shall dwell among the wise.

NET Bible

The person who hears the reproof that leads to life is at home among the wise.

New Heart English Bible

The ear that listens to reproof lives, and will be at home among the wise.

The Emphasized Bible

The ear that heareth the reproof which giveth life, in the midst of the wise, shall remain.

Webster

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.

World English Bible

The ear that listens to reproof lives, and will be at home among the wise.

Youngs Literal Translation

An ear that is hearing the reproof of life Doth lodge among the wise.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אזן 
'ozen 
Usage: 187

the reproof
תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
Usage: 28

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

לין לוּן 
Luwn 
Usage: 84

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Wise Son Brings Blessings To Others

30 Bright eyes gladden the heart; Good news puts fat on the bones. 31 He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise. 32 He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.



Cross References

Proverbs 15:5

A fool rejects his father's discipline, But he who regards reproof is sensible.

Proverbs 25:12

Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

Proverbs 1:23

"Turn to my reproof, Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you; I will make my words known to you.

Proverbs 9:8-9

Do not reprove a scoffer, or he will hate you, Reprove a wise man and he will love you.

Proverbs 13:20

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

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.

Isaiah 55:3

"Incline your ear and come to Me Listen, that you may live; And I will make an everlasting covenant with you, According to the faithful mercies shown to David.

John 15:3-4

"You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.

1 John 2:19

They went out from us, but they were not really of us; for if they had been of us, they would have remained with us; but they went out, so that it would be shown that they all are not of us.

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