King James Version
Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
Forsake follies and live, and go in the way of intelligence.
World English Bible
Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."
Young's Literal Translation
Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.Proverbs 9:6 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryLetter xxi (Circa A. D. 1128) to the Abbot of S. John at Chartres
To the Abbot of S. John at Chartres Bernard dissuades him from resigning his charge, and undertaking a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem. 1. As regards the matters about which you were so good as to consult so humble a person as myself, I had at first determined not to reply. Not because I had any doubt what to say, but because it seemed to me unnecessary or even presumptuous to give counsel to a man of sense and wisdom. But considering that it usually happens that the greater number of persons of sense--or …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
To Pastors and Teachers
From his Entrance on the Ministry in 1815, to his Commission to Reside in Germany in 1820
For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD.
For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.
Hear thou, my son, and be wise, and guide thine heart in the way.
That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
And David my servant shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd: they shall also walk in my judgments, and observe my statutes, and do them.
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