Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.

King James Version

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Holman Bible

A sensible person sees danger and takes cover, but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.

International Standard Version

The prudent person sees trouble ahead and hides, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.

A Conservative Version

A prudent man sees the evil, and hides himself, but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

American Standard Version

A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

Amplified

A prudent man sees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are punished [with suffering].

Bible in Basic English

The sharp man sees the evil and takes cover: the simple go straight on and get into trouble.

Darby Translation

A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

A prudent man foresees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and receive hurt.

Julia Smith Translation

The crafty saw evil, and he will hide, and the simple passed on and were punished.

King James 2000

A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The clever sees danger and hides, but the simple go on and suffer.

Modern King James verseion

A prudent one foresees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are punished.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise man seeth the plague and hideth himself; but the foolish go on still and are punished.

NET Bible

A shrewd person sees danger and hides himself, but the naive keep right on going and suffer for it.

New Heart English Bible

A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

The Emphasized Bible

A prudent man, seeth calamity, and hideth himself, but, the simple, pass on, and suffer.

Webster

A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

World English Bible

A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

Youngs Literal Translation

The prudent hath seen the evil, and is hidden, And the simple have passed on, and are punished.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ערוּם 
`aruwm 
Usage: 11

and hideth
סתר 
Cathar 
Usage: 81

himself but the simple
פּתאי פּתי פּתי 
P@thiy 
Usage: 19

pass on
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

References

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

2 The rich and the poor have a common bond, The LORD is the maker of them all. 3 The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it. 4 The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

Proverbs 27:12

A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.

Exodus 9:20-21

The one among the servants of Pharaoh who feared the word of the LORD made his servants and his livestock flee into the houses;

Proverbs 7:7

And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,

Proverbs 7:22-23

Suddenly he follows her As an ox goes to the slaughter, Or as one in fetters to the discipline of a fool,

Proverbs 9:16-18

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," And to him who lacks understanding she says,

Proverbs 29:1

A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

Isaiah 26:20-21

Come, my people, enter into your rooms And close your doors behind you; Hide for a little while Until indignation runs its course.

Matthew 24:15-18

"Therefore when you see the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

1 Thessalonians 5:2-6

For you yourselves know full well that the day of the Lord will come just like a thief in the night.

Hebrews 6:18

so that by two unchangeable things in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have taken refuge would have strong encouragement to take hold of the hope set before us.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence prepared an ark for the salvation of his household, by which he condemned the world, and became an heir of the righteousness which is according to faith.

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