Parallel Verses

Amplified

A fool despises his father's instruction and correction, but he who regards reproof acquires prudence.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

Holman Bible

A fool despises his father’s discipline,
but a person who accepts correction is sensible.

International Standard Version

A fool rejects his father's instructions, but anyone who respects reproof acts sensibly.

A Conservative Version

A fool despises his father's correction, but he who regards reproof gets prudence.

American Standard Version

A fool despiseth his father's correction; But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence.

Bible in Basic English

A foolish man puts no value on his father's training; but he who has respect for teaching has good sense.

Darby Translation

A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fool despises his father's chastening, but he that regards reproof shall become prudent.

Julia Smith Translation

The foolish will deride his father's instruction: and he watching reproof will be crafty.

King James 2000

A fool despises his father's instruction: but he that regards reproof is prudent.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A fool will despise the instruction of his father, but he who guards reproof is prudent.

Modern King James verseion

A fool despises his father's instruction, but he who listens to correction is wise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A fool despiseth his father's correction; but he that taketh heed when he is reproved, shall have the more understanding.

NET Bible

A fool rejects his father's discipline, but whoever heeds reproof shows good sense.

New Heart English Bible

A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.

The Emphasized Bible

A foolish son , spurneth the correction of his father, but, he that heedeth a reproof, sheweth prudence.

Webster

A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

World English Bible

A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.

Youngs Literal Translation

A fool despiseth the instruction of his father, And whoso is regarding reproof is prudent.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A fool
אויל 
'eviyl 
Usage: 26

but he that regardeth
שׁמר 
Shamar 
Usage: 468

תּוכחת תּוכחה 
Towkechah 
Usage: 28

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

4 A gentle tongue [with its healing power] is a tree of life, but willful contrariness in it breaks down the spirit. 5 A fool despises his father's instruction and correction, but he who regards reproof acquires prudence. 6 In the house of the [uncompromisingly] righteous is great [priceless] treasure, but with the income of the wicked is trouble and vexation.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon: A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish and self-confident son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son heeds [and is the fruit of] his father's instruction and correction, but a scoffer listens not to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame come to him who refuses instruction and correction, but he who heeds reproof is honored.

1 Samuel 2:23-25

And he said to them, Why do you do such things? For I hear of your evil dealings from all the people.

2 Samuel 15:1-6

After this, Absalom got a chariot and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

1 Chronicles 22:11-13

Now, my son, the Lord be with and prosper you in building the house of the Lord your God, as He has spoken concerning you.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father [have personal knowledge of Him, be acquainted with, and understand Him; appreciate, heed, and cherish Him] and serve Him with a blameless heart and a willing mind. For the Lord searches all hearts and minds and understands all the wanderings of the thoughts. If you seek Him [inquiring for and of Him and requiring Him as your first and vital necessity] you will find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will cast you off forever!

1 Chronicles 28:20

Also David told Solomon his son, Be strong and courageous, and do it. Fear not, be not dismayed, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail or forsake you until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the Lord.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous man smite and correct me -- "it is a kindness. Oil so choice let not my head refuse or discourage; for even in their evils or calamities shall my prayer continue.

Proverbs 1:23

If you will turn (repent) and give heed to my reproof, behold, I [ Wisdom] will pour out my spirit upon you, I will make my words known to you.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the whole teaching [of the law] is light, and reproofs of discipline are the way of life,

Proverbs 15:31-32

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

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction, that you may be wise in the time to come.

Proverbs 25:12

Like an earring or nose ring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise reprover to an ear that listens and obeys.

Titus 1:13

And this account of them is [really] true. Because it is [true], rebuke them sharply [deal sternly, even severely with them], so that they may be sound in the faith and free from error,

Titus 2:15

Tell [them all] these things. Urge (advise, encourage, warn) and rebuke with full authority. Let no one despise or disregard or think little of you [conduct yourself and your teaching so as to command respect].

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