Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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,

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 forth through my lattice, 7 and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the sons, a young man void of understanding, 8 passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house,



Cross References

Proverbs 6:32

Whoso committeth adultery with a woman is void of understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?

Proverbs 1:4

to give prudence to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.

Proverbs 9:4

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. To him that is void of understanding, she saith,

Psalm 19:7

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

Psalm 119:130

The entrance of thy words giveth light, giving understanding unto the simple.

Proverbs 1:32

For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of the foolish shall cause them to perish.

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence; and ye foolish, understand sense.

Proverbs 9:16

Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither. And to him that is void of understanding she saith,

Proverbs 10:13

In the lips of an intelligent man wisdom is found; but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.

Proverbs 14:15

The simple believeth every word; but the prudent man heedeth his going.

Proverbs 14:18

The simple inherit folly; but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.

Proverbs 19:2

Also that a person be without knowledge is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet maketh false steps.

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 22:3

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

Proverbs 24:30

I went by the field of a sluggard, and by the vineyard of a man void of understanding;

Proverbs 27:12

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

Jeremiah 4:22

For my people is foolish, they have not known me; they are sottish children, and they have no intelligence; they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

Matthew 15:16

But he said, Are ye also still without intelligence?

Romans 16:18-19

For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

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