Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

New American Standard Bible

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

King James Version

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Holman Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding;
don’t forget or turn away from the words of my mouth.

International Standard Version

Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget or turn aside from the words of my mouth!

A Conservative Version

Get wisdom, get understanding. Do not forget, nor decline from the words of my mouth.

American Standard Version

Get wisdom, get understanding; Forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;

Amplified

Get skillful and godly Wisdom, get understanding (discernment, comprehension, and interpretation); do not forget and do not turn back from the words of my mouth.

Bible in Basic English

Get wisdom, get true knowledge; keep it in memory, do not be turned away from the words of my mouth.

Darby Translation

Get wisdom, get intelligence: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Julia Smith Translation

Obtain wisdom, obtain understanding: thou shalt not forget, and thou shalt not decline from the words of my mouth.

King James 2000

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither turn away from the words of my mouth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Get wisdom and insight; do not forget and do not turn from the sayings of my mouth.

Modern King James verseion

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget not; nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Get thee wisdom, get thee understanding, forget not the words of my mouth, and shrink not from them.

NET Bible

Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding; do not forget and do not turn aside from the words I speak.

New Heart English Bible

Get wisdom. Get understanding. Do not forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.

The Emphasized Bible

Acquire wisdom, acquire understanding, Do not forget, neither decline thou from the sayings of my mouth.

Webster

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

World English Bible

Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.

Youngs Literal Translation

Get wisdom, get understanding, Do not forget, nor turn away From the sayings of my mouth.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Get
קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

get
קנה 
Qanah 
Usage: 84

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

from the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 4:5

Images Proverbs 4:5

Prayers for Proverbs 4:5

Context Readings

The Father's Wisdom

4 He taught me and said unto me, Sustain thine heart with my words; keep my commandments, and live. 5 Get wisdom, get understanding; forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth. 6 Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee; love her, and she shall keep thee.


Cross References

2 Chronicles 34:2

And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD and walked in the ways of David, his father, and declined neither to the right hand, nor to the left.

Job 23:11

My feet have held to his steps, I have kept his way, and have not departed.

Psalm 44:18

Our heart is not turned back, neither have our steps declined from thy way

Psalm 119:51

The proud have had me greatly in derision; yet I have not deviated from thy law.

Psalm 119:157

Many are my persecutors and my enemies; yet I do not deviate from thy testimonies.

Proverbs 1:22-23

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 2:2-4

so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and apply thine heart to intelligence,

Proverbs 3:13-18

Blessed is the man that has found wisdom and who brings to light intelligence,

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

Proverbs 16:16

How much better is it to acquire wisdom than gold! and to acquire understanding is worth more than silver!

Proverbs 17:16

Of what good is the price to buy wisdom in the hand of the fool, seeing he has no heart to understand?

Proverbs 18:1

Whosoever goes astray seeks according to his own lust and shall meddle with every doctrine.

Proverbs 19:8

He that gets wisdom loves his own soul; he keeps intelligence that he might find that which is good.

Proverbs 23:23

Buy the truth and sell it not, also wisdom and instruction and understanding.

James 1:5

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.

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