Proverbs 13:15
Good News Translation
Intelligence wins respect, but those who can't be trusted are on the road to ruin.

Contemporary English Version
Sound judgment is praised, but people without good sense are on the way to disaster.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Good instruction shall give grace: in the way of scorners is a deep pit.

New American Bible
Good sense brings favor, but the way of the faithless is their ruin.

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Good instruction shall give grace: in the way of scorners is a deep pit.

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Proverbs 3:4 Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.

Proverbs 14:35 A wise servant is acceptable to the king: he that is good for nothing shall feel his anger.

1 Samuel 18:14-16 And David behaved wisely in all his ways, and the Lord was with him. . . .

Luke 2:52 And Jesus advanced in wisdom and age and grace with God and men.

Acts 7:10 And delivered him out of all his tribulations: and he gave him favour and wisdom in the sight of Pharao, the king of Egypt. And he appointed him governor over Egypt and over all his house.

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Proverbs 4:19 My son, hearken to my words, and incline thy ear to my sayings.

Proverbs 15:10 Instruction is grievous to him that forsaketh the way of life: he that hateth reproof shall die.

Psalm 95:9-11 As in the provocation, according to the day of temptation in the wilderness: where your fathers tempted me, they proved me, and saw my works. . . .

Jeremiah 2:19 Thy own wickedness shall reprove thee, and thy apostasy shall rebuke thee. Know thou, and see that it is an evil and a bitter thing for thee, to have left the Lord thy God, and that my fear is not with thee, saith the Lord the God of hosts.

Romans 6:21 What fruit therefore had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of them is death.

Context
A Father's Discipline
14The law of the wise is a fountain of life, that he may decline from the ruin of death. 15Good instruction shall give grace: in the way of scorners is a deep pit.16The prudent man doth all things with counsel: but he that is a fool, layeth open his folly.…
Cross References
Psalm 111:10
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. A good understanding to all that do it: his praise continueth for ever and ever.

Proverbs 3:4
Have confidence in the Lord with all thy heart, and lean not upon thy own prudence.

Additional Translations
Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the faithless is difficult.Good understanding gives favor: but the way of transgressors is hard.

Good understanding giveth favor; But the way of the transgressor is hard.

Sound discretion gives favour, and to know the law is the part of a sound understanding: but the ways of scorners tend to destruction.

Good understanding procureth favour; but the way of the treacherous is hard.

Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of the treacherous is rugged.

Good understanding giveth favor: but the way of transgressors is hard.

Good understanding wins favor; but the way of the unfaithful is hard.

Good understanding giveth grace, And the way of the treacherous is hard.
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