Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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 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 And now listen to me, O sons; for blessed are those who keep my ways. 33 Hear instruction, and be wise, and do not refuse it. 34 Blessed is the man who hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.


Cross References

Proverbs 4:1

Sons, hear the instruction of a father, and listen in order to know understanding.

Psalm 81:11-12

But My people would not listen to My voice, and Israel would have none of Me.

Proverbs 1:2-3

to know wisdom and instruction; to recognize the words of understanding;

Proverbs 1:8

My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother;

Proverbs 1:21

she cries in the chief place of gathering, in the openings of the gates; in the city she utters her words, saying,

Proverbs 5:1

My son, listen to my wisdom; bow your ear to my understanding;

Isaiah 55:1-3

Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and he who has no money, come, buy and eat. Yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.

Acts 7:35-37

This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made you a ruler and a judge? God has sent this one to be a ruler and a redeemer by the hand of the Angel who appeared to him in the Bush.

Romans 10:16-17

But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"

Hebrews 12:25

See that you do not refuse Him who speaks. For if they did not escape, those who refused him that spoke on earth, much more we shall not escape if we turn away from Him who speaks from Heaven,

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