Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Like a gold earring and a necklace of pure gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

New American Standard Bible

Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold Is a wise reprover to a listening ear.

King James Version

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Holman Bible

A wise correction to a receptive ear
is like a gold ring or an ornament of gold.

A Conservative Version

An earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, [is] a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

American Standard Version

As an ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold,'so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Amplified

Like an earring or nose ring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise reprover to an ear that listens and obeys.

Bible in Basic English

Like a nose-ring of gold and an ornament of the best gold, is a wise man who says sharp words to an ear ready to give attention.

Darby Translation

An ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, is a wise reprover upon an attentive ear.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is he who reproves a wise man who has a docile ear.

Julia Smith Translation

An earring of gold and a necklace of gold, the wise one reproving upon the hearing ear.

King James 2000

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A ring of gold and an ornament of fine gold [is] a rebuke of the wise to the ear of a listener.

Modern King James verseion

As a ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon a hearing ear.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The correction of the wise is, to an obedient ear, a golden chain and a Jewel of gold.

NET Bible

Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to the ear of the one who listens.

New Heart English Bible

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.

The Emphasized Bible

A ring of gold, and a vessel of precious metal, is a wise reprover, on a hearing ear.

Webster

As an ear-ring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

World English Bible

As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover to an obedient ear.

Youngs Literal Translation

A ring of gold, and an ornament of pure gold, Is the wise reprover to an attentive ear.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As an earring
נזם 
Nexem 
Usage: 17

of gold
זהב 
Zahab 
Usage: 390

and an ornament
חלי 
Chaliy 
Usage: 2

of fine gold
כּתם 
Kethem 
Usage: 9

so is a wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

References

Easton

Context Readings

More Proverbs Of Solomon

11 Like golden apples set in silver is a word spoken at the right time. 12 Like a gold earring and a necklace of pure gold is a wise reprover to a listening ear. 13 Like cold snow during harvest time is a faithful messenger to those who send him; he refreshes his masters.


Cross References

Psalm 141:5

Let one who is righteous strike me; It is an act of gracious love. Let him rebuke me, because it is oil for my head; do not let my head refuse it. My prayers continuously will be against their wicked activities.

1 Samuel 25:31-34

this shouldn't be an obstacle or stumbling block for your majesty's conscience, that he poured out blood without cause or that your majesty delivered himself. When the LORD does good things for your majesty, remember your servant."

Job 42:11

Then all his brothers and sisters and all those who knew him before arrived. They ate food with him in his house, mourned for him, and consoled him for all the trouble that the LORD had brought and placed on him. Some gave him gold bullion and some brought gold earrings.

Proverbs 1:8-9

My son, listen to your father's instruction, and do not let go of your mother's teaching.

Proverbs 9:8

Don't rebuke a mocker or he will hate you. Rebuke a wise person, and he will love you.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool rejects his father's instructions, but anyone who respects reproof acts sensibly.

Proverbs 15:31-32

Whoever listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise.

Proverbs 20:12

The ear that hears and the eye that sees the LORD surely made them both.

Proverbs 27:5-6

An open rebuke is better than unspoken love.

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