Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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 this in common:
the Lord made them both.
3 A sensible person sees danger and takes cover,
but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.
4 The result of humility is fear of the Lord,
along with wealth, honor, and life.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

A wise man is cautious and turns from evil,
but a fool is easily angered and is careless.

Proverbs 27:12

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

Exodus 9:20-21

Those among Pharaoh’s officials who feared the word of the Lord made their servants and livestock flee to shelters,

Proverbs 7:7

I saw among the inexperienced,
I noticed among the youths,
a young man lacking sense.

Proverbs 7:22-23

He follows her impulsively
like an ox going to the slaughter,
like a deer bounding toward a trap

Proverbs 9:16-18

“Whoever is inexperienced, enter here!”
To the one who lacks sense, she says,

Proverbs 29:1

One who becomes stiff-necked,
after many reprimands
will be shattered instantly—
beyond recovery.

Isaiah 26:20-21

Go, my people, enter your rooms
and close your doors behind you.
Hide for a little while until the wrath has passed.

Matthew 24:15-18

“So when you see the abomination that causes desolation,spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place” (let the reader understand),

1 Thessalonians 5:2-6

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

Hebrews 6:18

so that through two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to seize the hope set before us.

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, after he was warned about what was not yet seen and motivated by godly fear, built an ark to deliver his family. By faith he condemned the world and became an heir of the righteousness that comes by faith.

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