Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. 5 A fool despises his father's instruction: but he that regards reproof is prudent. 6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the income of the wicked is trouble.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

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

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son hears his father's instruction: but a scoffer hears not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuses instruction: but he that regards reproof shall be honored.

1 Samuel 2:23-25

And he said unto them, Why do you such things? for I hear of your evil dealings by all these people.

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 you; and prosper you, and build the house of the LORD your God, as he has said of you.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And you, Solomon my son, know you the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if you seek him, he will be found of you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

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 you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous strike me; it shall be a kindness: and let him reprove me; it shall be an excellent oil, which shall not break my head: for yet my prayer also shall be against their evil.

Proverbs 1:23

Turn you 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 a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Proverbs 15:31-32

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

Proverbs 19:20

Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter days.

Proverbs 25:12

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient 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 man despise you.

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