Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.

King James Version

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.

Holman Bible

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

International Standard Version

My son, if you stop listening to instruction, you will stray from the principles of knowledge.

A Conservative Version

To err from the words of knowledge, cease, my son, to hear instruction.

American Standard Version

Cease, my son, to hear instruction Only to err from the words of knowledge.

Amplified

Cease, my son, to hear instruction only to ignore it and stray from the words of knowledge.

Bible in Basic English

A son who no longer gives attention to teaching is turned away from the words of knowledge.

Darby Translation

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction which causeth to stray from the words of knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cease, my son, to hear the teaching that induces one to deviate from the reasons of wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

Cease, my son, to hear instructions for erring from the words of knowledge.

King James 2000

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causes to stray from the words of knowledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Cease to listen to instruction, my child, {and you will stray} from sayings of knowledge.

Modern King James verseion

My son, cease to hear the discipline, only to stray from the words of knowledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My son, heareth no more the doctrine that leadeth thee away from the words of understanding.

NET Bible

If you stop listening to instruction, my child, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

New Heart English Bible

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

The Emphasized Bible

Cease, my son, to hear instruction that would cause thee to wander from the sayings of knowledge.

Webster

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.

World English Bible

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cease, my son, to hear instruction -- To err from sayings of knowledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁגה 
Shagah 
Usage: 21

from the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

26 He who assaults his father and drives his mother away Is a shameful and disgraceful son. 27 Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge. 28 A rascally witness makes a mockery of justice, And the mouth of the wicked spreads iniquity.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 13:1-4

"If a prophet or a dreamer of dreams arises among you and gives you a sign or a wonder,

1 Kings 22:22-28

"The LORD said to him, 'How?' And he said, 'I will go out and be a deceiving spirit in the mouth of all his prophets.' Then He said, 'You are to entice him and also prevail. Go and do so.'

Proverbs 14:7

Leave the presence of a fool, Or you will not discern words of knowledge.

Matthew 7:15

"Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.

Matthew 16:6

And Jesus said to them, "Watch out and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees."

Matthew 16:12

Then they understood that He did not say to beware of the leaven of bread, but of the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Mark 4:24

And He was saying to them, "Take care what you listen to. By your standard of measure it will be measured to you; and more will be given you besides.

Mark 7:6-14

And He said to them, "Rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: 'THIS PEOPLE HONORS ME WITH THEIR LIPS, BUT THEIR HEART IS FAR AWAY FROM ME.

John 10:5

"A stranger they simply will not follow, but will flee from him, because they do not know the voice of strangers."

2 Corinthians 11:13-15

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Ephesians 4:14

As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming;

1 Timothy 4:7

But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;

1 Timothy 6:3-5

If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

2 Peter 2:1-2

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

2 John 1:10

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house, and do not give him a greeting;

Revelation 2:2

'I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;



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