Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Darby Translation

A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh 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 wholesome tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. 5 The fool despises his father's chastening, but he that regards reproof shall become prudent. 6 In the house of the righteous is much provision, but in the fruit of the wicked is trouble.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son is sadness unto his mother.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son takes his father's chastening: but a scorner does not hear rebuke.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses chastening: but he that regards reproof shall be honoured.

1 Samuel 2:23-25

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

2 Samuel 15:1-6

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

1 Chronicles 22:11-13

Now, my son, the LORD be with thee, and be thou prospered and build the house of the LORD thy God, as he has said of thee.

1 Chronicles 28:9

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

1 Chronicles 28:20

And David said to Solomon, his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it; fear not, nor be dismayed, for the LORD God, even my God, will be with thee; he will not leave thee, nor forsake thee, until thou hast finished all the work of the service of the house of the LORD.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous smite me in mercy, and let him reprove me: and let not a flattering evil prince anoint my head, for my prayer shall ever be against his evil.

Proverbs 1:23

Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is fire, and the law is light; and reproofs of chastening are the way of life,

Proverbs 15:31-32

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

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, and receive chastening that thou may be wise in thy old age.

Proverbs 25:12

As an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is he who reproves a wise man who has a docile ear.

Titus 1:13

This witness is true. Therefore rebuke them sharply, 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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