Parallel Verses

Amplified

Be not wise in your own eyes; reverently fear and worship the Lord and turn [entirely] away from evil.

New American Standard Bible

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

King James Version

Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Holman Bible

Don’t consider yourself to be wise;
fear the Lord and turn away from evil.

International Standard Version

Do not be wise in your own opinion. Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

A Conservative Version

Be not wise in thine own eyes. Fear LORD, and depart from evil.

American Standard Version

Be not wise in thine own eyes; Fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:

Bible in Basic English

Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:

Darby Translation

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear Jehovah, and depart from evil:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Be not wise in thine own eyes; fear the LORD and depart from evil.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not be wise in thine eyes: fear Jehovah and depart from evil.

King James 2000

Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear Yahweh and retreat from evil.

Modern King James verseion

Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear Jehovah and depart from evil.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be not wise in thine own conceit, but fear the LORD, and depart from evil:

NET Bible

Do not be wise in your own estimation; fear the Lord and turn away from evil.

New Heart English Bible

Do not be wise in your own eyes. Fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not become wise in thine own eyes, revere Yahweh, and avoid evil:

Webster

Be not wise in thy own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

World English Bible

Don't be wise in your own eyes. Fear Yahweh, and depart from evil.

Youngs Literal Translation

Be not wise in thine own eyes, Fear Jehovah, and turn aside from evil.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be not wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

the Lord

Usage: 0

and depart
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
Usage: 301

References

Context Readings

Wisdom And Piety

6 In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths. 7 Be not wise in your own eyes; reverently fear and worship the Lord and turn [entirely] away from evil. 8 It shall be health to your nerves and sinews, and marrow and moistening to your bones.


Cross References

Job 1:1

There was a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job; and that man was blameless and upright, and one who [reverently] feared God and abstained from and shunned evil [because it was wrong].

Romans 12:16

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty (snobbish, high-minded, exclusive), but readily adjust yourself to [people, things] and give yourselves to humble tasks. Never overestimate yourself or be wise in your own conceits.

Job 28:28

But to man He said, Behold, the reverential and worshipful fear of the Lord -- "that is Wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Proverbs 16:6

By mercy and love, truth and fidelity [to God and man -- "not by sacrificial offerings], iniquity is purged out of the heart, and by the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord men depart from and avoid evil.

Nehemiah 5:15

But the former governors lived at the expense of the people and took from them food and wine, besides forty shekels of silver [a large monthly official salary]; yes, even their servants assumed authority over the people. But I did not so because of my [reverent] fear of God.

Psalm 34:11-14

Come, you children, listen to me; I will teach you to revere and worshipfully fear the Lord.

Proverbs 14:27

Reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may avoid the snares of death.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes and conceit? There is more hope for a [self-confident] fool than for him.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

All has been heard; the end of the matter is: Fear God [revere and worship Him, knowing that He is] and keep His commandments, for this is the whole of man [the full, original purpose of his creation, the object of God's providence, the root of character, the foundation of all happiness, the adjustment to all inharmonious circumstances and conditions under the sun] and the whole [duty] for every man.

Isaiah 5:21

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and prudent and shrewd in their own sight!

Romans 11:25

Lest you be self-opinionated (wise in your own conceits), I do not want you to miss this hidden truth and mystery, brethren: a hardening (insensibility) has [temporarily] befallen a part of Israel [to last] until the full number of the ingathering of the Gentiles has come in,

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