Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Heed instruction and be wise,
And do not neglect it.

King James Version

Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Holman Bible

Listen to instruction and be wise;
don’t ignore it.

International Standard Version

Listen to instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it.

A Conservative Version

Hear instruction, and be wise, and do not refuse it.

American Standard Version

Hear instruction, and be wise, And refuse it not.

Amplified


“Heed (pay attention to) instruction and be wise,
And do not ignore or neglect it.

Bible in Basic English

Take my teaching and be wise; do not let it go.

Darby Translation

hear instruction and be wise, and refuse it not.

Julia Smith Translation

Hear ye instructions, and be wise, and ye shall not reject it

King James 2000

Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Hear teaching and be wise; do not neglect [it].

Modern King James verseion

Hear instruction, and be wise, and do not refuse it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O give ear unto nurture, be wise, and refuse it not.

NET Bible

Listen to my instruction so that you may be wise, and do not neglect it.

New Heart English Bible

Hear instruction, and be wise. Do not refuse it.

The Emphasized Bible

Hear ye correction, and be wise, and do not neglect.

Webster

Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

World English Bible

Hear instruction, and be wise. Don't refuse it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Hear instruction, and be wise, and slight not.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
and be wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 27

and refuse
פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

Context Readings

Benefits Of Following Wisdom

32 Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways. 33 Heed instruction and be wise,
And do not neglect it.
34 Blessed is the man that hears me, keeping vigil at my gates, waiting at the threshold of my doors.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:1

Hearken, ye sons, unto the chastening of the father, and pay attention that ye might know understanding.

Psalm 81:11-12

But my people did not hearken to my voice, and Israel did not love me.

Proverbs 1:2-3

to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words;

Proverbs 1:8

My son, hearken unto the chastening of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 1:21

She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words, saying,

Proverbs 5:1

My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my intelligence;

Isaiah 55:1-3

Ho, every one that thirsts, come ye to the waters, and he that has no money; come ye, buy, and eat; come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Acts 7:35-37

This Moses, whom they had refused, saying, Who made thee a prince and a judge? the same did God send as prince and redeemer by the hand of the angel who appeared to him in the bush.

Romans 10:16-17

But not everyone hearkens unto the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our report?

Hebrews 12:25

See that you do not refuse him that speaks. For if those who refused him that spoke on earth did not escape, much less shall we escape, if we turn away from him that speaks from the heavens,

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