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 straightforward to him who understands [with an open and willing mind],
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.

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

Verse Info

Context Readings

Wisdom Calls

8 All the words of my mouth are in righteousness; there is nothing perverse or twisted in them. 9 “They are all straightforward to him who understands,
And right to those who find knowledge.
10 Receive my chastening and not silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold.


Cross References

Proverbs 14:6

The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.

Psalm 19:7-8

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

Psalm 25:12-14

Lamed Who is the man that fears the LORD? Him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose.

Psalm 119:98-100

Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies, for they are eternal unto me.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that has understanding seeks wisdom, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.

Proverbs 15:24

The way of life is uphill to the wise, that he may separate himself from Sheol below.

Proverbs 17:24

Wisdom appears upon the countenance of him that has understanding, but the eyes of a fool manifest his folly unto the ends of the earth.

Proverbs 18:1-2

Whosoever goes astray seeks according to his own lust and shall meddle with every doctrine.

Proverbs 18:15

The heart of the man of understanding acquires wisdom, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Micah 2:7

O thou that calls thyself the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD shortened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walks uprightly?

Matthew 13:11-12

He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of the heavens, but to them it is not given.

John 6:45

It is written in the prophets, And they shall all be taught of God. Every man therefore that has heard from the Father and has learned comes unto me.

John 7:17

If anyone desires to do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it is of God or whether I speak of myself.

1 Corinthians 2:14-15

But the natural man does not perceive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he understand them because they are spiritually discerned.

James 1:5

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.

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