Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

I saw among the inexperienced, I noticed among the youths, a young man lacking sense.

International Standard Version

and I noticed among the naive that is, I discerned among the youths a senseless young man.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

And I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding,

Amplified

And among the simple (empty-headed and emptyhearted) ones, I perceived among the youths a young man void of good sense,

Bible in Basic English

I saw among the young men one without sense,

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall see among the simple, I shall perceive among the sons a youth wanting heart,

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And I saw among the simple, I observed among the youth, a young man lacking {sense},

Modern King James verseion

and I saw among the simple ones, among the youths, a young man with no understanding,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and beheld the simple people: and among other young folks I spied one young fool

NET Bible

and I saw among the naive -- I discerned among the youths -- a young man who lacked wisdom.

New Heart English Bible

I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,

The Emphasized Bible

And saw among the simple ones, discerned among the youths, A young man lacking sense;

Webster

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

World English Bible

I saw among the simple ones. I discerned among the youths a young man void of understanding,

Youngs Literal Translation

And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

פּתאי פּתי פּתי 
P@thiy 
Usage: 19

נער 
Na`ar 
Usage: 239

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

References

Fausets

Context Readings

A Story Of Seduction

6 For at the window of my house I looked out through my lattice, 7 And I saw among the naive, And discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense, 8 Passing through the street near her corner; And he takes the way to her house,



Cross References

Proverbs 6:32

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense; He who would destroy himself does it.

Proverbs 1:22

"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:4

To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion,

Proverbs 9:4

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here!" To him who lacks understanding she says,

Psalm 19:7

The law of the LORD is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:130

The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Proverbs 1:32

"For the waywardness of the naive will kill them, And the complacency of fools will destroy them.

Proverbs 8:5

"O naive ones, understand prudence; And, O fools, understand wisdom.

Proverbs 9:16

"Whoever is naive, let him turn in here," And to him who lacks understanding she says,

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Proverbs 12:11

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense.

Proverbs 14:15

The naive believes everything, But the sensible man considers his steps.

Proverbs 14:18

The naive inherit foolishness, But the sensible are crowned with knowledge.

Proverbs 19:2

Also it is not good for a person to be without knowledge, And he who hurries his footsteps errs.

Proverbs 19:25

Strike a scoffer and the naive may become shrewd, But reprove one who has understanding and he will gain knowledge.

Proverbs 22:3

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

Proverbs 24:30

I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense,

Proverbs 27:12

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

Jeremiah 4:22

"For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know."

Matthew 15:16

Jesus said, "Are you still lacking in understanding also?

Romans 16:18-19

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

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