Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 and far-sighted person sees the evil [of sin] and hides himself [from it],
But the naive continue on and are punished [by suffering the consequences of sin].

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.

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.

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, meet together, the maker of them all, is Yahweh. 3 A prudent man, seeth calamity, and hideth himself, but, the simple, pass on, and suffer. 4 The reward of humility, is the reverence of Yahweh, riches, and honour, and life.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man, feareth, and avoideth evil, but, a dullard, is haughty and confident.

Proverbs 27:12

A prudent man, seeth calamity - he hideth himself, the simple, pass on - they suffer.

Exodus 9:20-21

He that feared the word of Yahweh, among the servants of Pharaoh, made his servants and his cattle flee, under shelter:

Proverbs 7:7

And saw among the simple ones, discerned among the youths, A young man lacking sense;

Proverbs 7:22-23

Going after her instantly, as an ox, to the slaughter, he entereth, and, as in fetters, unto the correction of a fool.

Proverbs 9:16-18

Whoso is simple, let him turn aside hither, and, as for him that lacketh sense, she saith to him:

Proverbs 29:1

He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing.

Isaiah 26:20-21

Come my people, enter into thy chambers, And shut thy doors behind thee, - Hide thee as it were a little moment Till the indignation pass over.

Matthew 24:15-18

Whensoever, therefore, ye shall see the abomination desolation, that was spoken of through Daniel the prophet, standing in a holy place, - he that readeth, let him think,

1 Thessalonians 5:2-6

For, ye yourselves, perfectly well know - that, the day of the Lord, as a thief in the night, so, cometh;

Hebrews 6:18

In order that, through means of two unchangeable things, in which it was impossible for God to make himself false, a mighty consolation, we might have, who have fled along to grasp, the fore-lying hope,

Hebrews 11:7

By faith, Noah, having received intimation concerning the things not yet seen, filled with reverence, prepared an ark to the saving of his house - through which he condemned the world, and, of the righteousness by way of faith, became heir.

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