Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

Amplified

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

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 Gentleness of tongue is a tree of life; but crookedness therein is a breaking of the spirit. 5 A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent. 6 In the house of a righteous man is much treasure; but in the revenue of a wicked man is disturbance.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son heareth his father's instruction; but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction; but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.

1 Samuel 2:23-25

And he said to them, Why do ye such things? for I hear of your evil deeds from all this people.

2 Samuel 15:1-6

And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared for himself chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

1 Chronicles 22:11-13

Now, my son, Jehovah be with thee, that thou mayest prosper, and build the house of Jehovah thy God, as he has said of thee.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Jehovah searches all hearts, and discerns all the imaginations of the thoughts. If thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cut thee off for ever.

1 Chronicles 28:20

And David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and courageous, and do it; fear not nor be dismayed: for Jehovah Elohim, my God, will be with thee; he will not leave thee, neither forsake thee, until all the work for the service of the house of Jehovah is finished.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me, it is kindness; and let him reprove me, it is an excellent oil which my head shall not refuse: for yet my prayer also is for them in their calamities.

Proverbs 1:23

Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Proverbs 15:31-32

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

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

Proverbs 25:12

An ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, is a wise reprover upon an attentive ear.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true; for which cause rebuke them severely, that they may be sound in the faith,

Titus 2:15

These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise thee.

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