Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The sensible see danger and take cover; the foolish keep going and are punished.

International Standard Version

Those who are prudent see danger and take refuge, but the naive continue on and suffer the consequences.

A Conservative Version

A prudent man sees the evil, [and] hides himself. 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; 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 are hurt by it.

Julia Smith Translation

The prudent one saw the evil, he hid himself; the simple passed 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

[When] the clever sees danger, he hides; the simple go on [and] suffer.

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise man seeing the plague will hide himself; as for fools they go on still, and suffer harm.

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 takes refuge; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

The Emphasized Bible

A prudent man, seeth calamity - he hideth himself, the simple, pass on - they 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 takes refuge; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

Youngs Literal Translation

The prudent hath seen the evil, he is hidden, The simple have passed on, they 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

Context Readings

All About Life

11 Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, That I may reply to him who reproaches me. 12 A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty. 13 Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:3

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

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;

Psalm 57:1-3

Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul takes refuge in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction passes by.

Proverbs 18:10

The name of the LORD is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe.

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 3:7

But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come?

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.

2 Peter 3:7

But by His word the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire, kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

2 Peter 3:10-14

But the day of the Lord will come like a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a roar and the elements will be destroyed with intense heat, and the earth and its works will be burned up.



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