Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"They are all straightforward to him who understands, And right to those who find knowledge.

King James Version

They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.

Holman Bible

All of them are clear to the perceptive, and right to those who discover knowledge.

International Standard Version

Everything I say is sensible to someone who understands, and correct to those who have acquired knowledge.

A Conservative Version

They are all plain to him who understands, and right to those who find knowledge.

American Standard Version

They are all plain to him that understandeth, And right to them that find knowledge.

Amplified

They are all plain to him who understands [and opens his heart], and right to those who find knowledge [and live by it].

Bible in Basic English

They are all true to him whose mind is awake, and straightforward to those who get knowledge.

Darby Translation

They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

They are all plain to him that understands and right to those that have found wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

All of them straight to him understanding, and right to those finding knowledge.

King James 2000

They are all plain to him that understands, and right to them that find knowledge.

Lexham Expanded Bible

All of them are straight to him who understands, and upright to those who find knowledge.

Modern King James verseion

They are all plain to him who understands, and right to those who find knowledge.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

They are all plain to such as will understand, and right to them that find knowledge.

NET Bible

All of them are clear to the discerning and upright to those who find knowledge.

New Heart English Bible

They are all plain to him who understands, right to those who find knowledge.

The Emphasized Bible

All of them, shall be plain, to them who would understand, and just, to such as would gain knowledge.

Webster

They are all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.

World English Bible

They are all plain to him who understands, right to those who find knowledge.

Youngs Literal Translation

All of them are plain to the intelligent, And upright to those finding knowledge.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נכח 
Nakoach 
Usage: 4

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

Context Readings

Wisdom Calls

8 "All the utterances of my mouth are in righteousness; There is nothing crooked or perverted in them. 9 "They are all straightforward to him who understands, And right to those who find knowledge. 10 "Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.


Cross References

Proverbs 14:6

A scoffer seeks wisdom and finds none, But knowledge is easy to one who has understanding.

Psalm 19:7-8

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

Psalm 25:12-14

Who is the man who fears the LORD? He will instruct him in the way he should choose.

Psalm 119:98-100

Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine.

Proverbs 15:14

The mind of the intelligent seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on folly.

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life leads upward for the wise That he may keep away from Sheol below.

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom is in the presence of the one who has understanding, But the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.

Proverbs 18:1-2

He who separates himself seeks his own desire, He quarrels against all sound wisdom.

Proverbs 18:15

The mind of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Isaiah 35:8

A highway will be there, a roadway, And it will be called the Highway of Holiness The unclean will not travel on it, But it will be for him who walks that way, And fools will not wander on it.

Micah 2:7

"Is it being said, O house of Jacob: 'Is the Spirit of the LORD impatient? Are these His doings?' Do not My words do good To the one walking uprightly?

Matthew 13:11-12

Jesus answered them, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.

John 6:45

"It is written in the prophets, 'AND THEY SHALL ALL BE TAUGHT OF GOD.' Everyone who has heard and learned from the Father, comes to Me.

John 7:17

"If anyone is willing to do His will, he will know of the teaching, whether it is of God or whether I speak from Myself.

1 Corinthians 2:14-15

But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

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