Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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.

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 poor meet together; the LORD is the maker of them all. 3 A prudent man foresees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and receive hurt. 4 Riches and honour and life are the remuneration of humility and of the fear of the LORD.



Cross References

Proverbs 14:16

The wise man fears and departs from evil, but the fool rages and is confident.

Proverbs 27:12

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

Exodus 9:20-21

He that feared the word of the LORD among the slaves of Pharaoh made his slaves and his livestock flee into the houses;

Proverbs 7:7

and beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

Proverbs 7:22-23

He went after her straightway, as an ox goes to the slaughter or as a fool to the correction of the stocks,

Proverbs 9:16-18

Whosoever is simple, let him turn in here; and as for him that lacks understanding, she saith unto him:

Proverbs 29:1

He that being often reproved hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed and that without remedy.

Isaiah 26:20-21

Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself, as it were, for a little moment until the indignation is overpast.

Matthew 24:15-18

Therefore, when ye see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, which shall stand in the holy place (whosoever reads, let him understand),

1 Thessalonians 5:2-6

For ye know well that the day of the Lord shall come as a thief in the night.

Hebrews 6:18

that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us,

Hebrews 11:7

By faith Noah, having received revelation of things not seen as yet, with great care prepared an ark to the saving of his house, by which he condemned the world and was made heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

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