New International Version
for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;
King James Bible
To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
Darby Bible Translation
to receive the instruction of wisdom, righteousness and judgment, and equity;
World English Bible
to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;
Young's Literal Translation
For receiving the instruction of wisdom, Righteousness, judgment, and uprightness,
Proverbs 1:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To receive the instruction - השכל haskel, the deliberately weighing of the points contained in the teaching, so as to find out their importance.
Equity - משרים mesharim, rectitude. The pupil is to receive wisdom and instruction, the words of wisdom and understanding, justice and judgment, so perfectly as to excel in all. Wisdom itself, personified, is his teacher; and when God's wisdom teaches, there is no delay in learning.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryA Young Man's Best Counsellor
'The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2. To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3. To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4. To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion, 5. A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: 6. To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Preface to the Reader.
How the Obstinate and the Fickle are to be Admonished.
How Christ is the Way in General, "I am the Way. "
My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,
Then you will understand what is right and just and fair--every good path.
Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.
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