GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
a wise person will listen and continue to learn, and an understanding person will gain direction-
King James Bible
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Darby Bible Translation
He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:
World English Bible
that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:
Young's Literal Translation
(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)
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Richard Baxter, was born in 1615, at Rowton, near Shrewsbury, in England. After surmounting great difficulties in securing an education for the ministry he was ordained in 1638, in the Church of England, his first important charge being that of Kidderminster, where he established his reputation as a powerful evangelical and controversial preacher. Altho opposed to Cromwell's extreme acts, he became a chaplain in the army of the Rebellion. His influence was all on the side of peace, however, and at …
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Give [advice] to a wise person, and he will become even wiser. Teach a righteous person, and he will learn more.
A mocker searches for wisdom without finding it, but knowledge comes easily to a person who has understanding.
I saw something else under the sun. The race isn't [won] by fast runners, or the battle by heroes. Wise people don't necessarily have food. Intelligent people don't necessarily have riches, and skilled people don't necessarily receive special treatment. But time and unpredictable events overtake all of them.
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