Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 is a tree of life, but deceit in it crushes the spirit. 5 A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence. 6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure, but the income of the wicked brings trouble.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:1

The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.

Proverbs 13:1

A wise son listens to his father's instruction, but a scoffer doesn't listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 13:18

Poverty and shame come to him who refuses discipline, but he who heeds correction shall be honored.

1 Samuel 2:23-25

He said to them, "Why do you do such things? for I hear of your evil dealings from all this people.

2 Samuel 15:1-6

It happened after this, that Absalom prepared him a chariot and horses, and fifty men to run before him.

1 Chronicles 22:11-13

Now, my son, may Yahweh be with you and prosper you, and build the house of Yahweh your God, as he has spoken concerning you.

1 Chronicles 28:9

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

1 Chronicles 28:20

David said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous, and do it. Don't be afraid, nor be dismayed; for Yahweh God, even my God, is with you. He will not fail you, nor forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of Yahweh is finished.

Psalm 141:5

Let the righteous strike me, it is kindness; let him reprove me, it is like oil on the head; don't let my head refuse it; Yet my prayer is always against evil deeds.

Proverbs 1:23

Turn at my reproof. Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you. I will make known my words to you.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the law is light. Reproofs of instruction are the way of life,

Proverbs 15:31-32

The ear that listens to reproof lives, and will be at home among the wise.

Proverbs 19:20

Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.

Proverbs 25:12

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.

Titus 1:13

This testimony is true. For this cause, reprove them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith,

Titus 2:15

Say these things and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise you.

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