Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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.

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 The tongue that heals is a tree of life,
but a devious tongue breaks the spirit.
5 A fool despises his father’s discipline,
but a person who accepts correction is sensible.
6 The house of the righteous has great wealth,
but trouble accompanies the income of the wicked.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

Solomon’s proverbs:A wise son brings joy to his father,
but a foolish son, heartache to his mother.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son responds to his father’s discipline,
but a mocker doesn’t listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and disgrace come to those
who ignore discipline,
but the one who accepts correction will be honored.

1 Samuel 2:23-25

He said to them, “Why are you doing these things? I have heard about your evil actions from all these people.

2 Samuel 15:1-6

After this, Absalom got himself a chariot, horses, and 50 men to run before him.

1 Chronicles 22:11-13

“Now, my son, may the Lord be with you, and may you succeed in building the house of the Lord your God, as He said about you.

1 Chronicles 28:9

“As for you, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands the intention of every thought. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

1 Chronicles 28:20

Then David said to his son Solomon, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don’t be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He won’t leave you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the Lord’s house is finished.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous one strike me—
it is an act of faithful love;
let him rebuke me—
it is oil for my head;
let me not refuse it.
Even now my prayer is against
the evil acts of the wicked.

Proverbs 1:23

If you respond to my warning,
then I will pour out my spirit on you
and teach you my words.

Proverbs 6:23

For a command is a lamp, teaching is a light,
and corrective discipline is the way to life.

Proverbs 15:31-32

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

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and receive instruction
so that you may be wise later in life.

Proverbs 25:12

A wise correction to a receptive ear
is like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. So, rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith

Titus 2:15

Say these things, and encourage and rebuke with all authority. Let no one disregard you.

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