|New International Version (© 2011)|
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;
American Standard Version
To receive instruction in wise dealing, In righteousness and justice and equity;
Young's Literal Translation
For receiving the instruction of wisdom, Righteousness, judgment, and uprightness,
Proverbs 1:3 Additional TranslationsClarke'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
Proverbs 2:1,9 My son, if you will receive my words, and hide my commandments with you...
Proverbs 8:10,11 Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold...
Job 22:22 Receive, I pray you, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.
1 Kings 3:28 And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king...
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Proverbs 2:1 My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you,
Proverbs 2:9 Then you will understand what is right and just and fair--every good path.
Proverbs 19:20 Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.