Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge.

New American Standard Bible

When the scoffer is punished, the naive becomes wise;
But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

King James Version

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Holman Bible

When a mocker is punished,
the inexperienced become wiser;
when one teaches a wise man,
he acquires knowledge.

International Standard Version

When a mocker is punished, the fool gains wisdom; but when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

A Conservative Version

When a scoffer is punished, a simple man is made wise, and when a wise man is instructed, he receives knowledge.

American Standard Version

When the scoffer is punished, the simple is made wise; And when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Amplified


When the scoffer is punished, the naive [observes the lesson and] becomes wise;
But when the wise and teachable person is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Bible in Basic English

When the man of pride undergoes punishment, the simple man gets wisdom; and by watching the wise he gets knowledge.

Darby Translation

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Julia Smith Translation

In punishing him mocking, the simple shall become wise: and in instruction to the wise one he will take knowledge.

King James 2000

When the scoffer is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Modern King James verseion

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When the scornful is punished, the ignorant take the better heed; and when a wise man is warned, he will receive the more understanding.

NET Bible

When a scorner is punished, the naive becomes wise; when a wise person is instructed, he gains knowledge.

New Heart English Bible

When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom. When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

The Emphasized Bible

When the scoffer is punished, the simple, becometh wise, when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Webster

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

World English Bible

When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom. When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise, And in giving understanding to the wise He receiveth knowledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ענשׁ 
`anash 
Usage: 9

the simple
פּתאי פּתי פּתי 
P@thiy 
Usage: 19

is made wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 27

and when the wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

10 The soul of the wicked desires evil; his neighbor will not find mercy in his eyes. 11 With the punishment of a scoffer, the simple will become wise, and with the instruction of the wise, he will obtain knowledge. 12 The righteous observes the house of the wicked; he throws the wicked to ruin.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:25

The scoffer you shall strike, and the simple, may they learn prudence, and reprove the intelligent [and] he will gain knowledge.

Numbers 16:34

All Israel who [were] around them fled at their cry, because they said, "Lest the land swallow us up!"

Deuteronomy 13:11

And all [of] Israel shall hear, and they shall fear, and {they shall not continue to act} according to this evil thing in your midst.

Deuteronomy 21:21

Then all the men of his city shall stone him with stones and let him die; and so you shall purge the evil from your midst, and all of Israel will hear, and they will fear.

Psalm 64:7-9

But God will shoot them; with an arrow they will suddenly be wounded.

Proverbs 1:5

may the wise hear and increase learning, and the one who understands gain direction,

Proverbs 9:9

Give to a wise one and he will become more wise; {teach} a righteous one and he will increase learning.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him who understands will seek knowledge, but the faces of fools, they will feed on folly.

Proverbs 18:1

He who is selfish seeks a craving; against all sound judgment he shows contempt.

Proverbs 18:15

An intelligent {mind} will acquire knowledge, and the ear of the wise will seek knowledge.

Acts 5:5

And [when] Ananias heard these words, he fell down [and] died. And great fear came on all those who heard about [it].

Acts 5:11-14

And great fear came on the whole church and on all who heard about these [things].

1 Corinthians 10:6-11

Now these [things] happened [as] examples for us, so that we should not be desirers of evil [things], just as those also desired [them],

Hebrews 2:1-3

Because of this, [it is] all the more necessary [that] we pay attention to the [things] we have heard, lest we drift away.

Hebrews 10:28-29

Anyone who rejected the law of Moses dies without mercy on [the testimony of] two or three witnesses.

Revelation 11:13

And at that hour a great earthquake took place, and a tenth of the city collapsed, and seven thousand {people} were killed by the earthquake, and the rest became terrified and gave glory to the God of heaven.

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