New American Standard Bible
Cease listening, my son, to discipline, And you will stray from the words of knowledge.
King James Bible
Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
Darby Bible Translation
Cease, my son, to hear the instruction which causeth to stray from the words of knowledge.
World English Bible
If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.
Young's Literal Translation
Cease, my son, to hear instruction -- To err from sayings of knowledge.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
literally, Cease, my son, to hear instruction, that thou mayest err from the words of knowledge; advice given ironically to do that to which his weakness leads him, with a clear knowledge of the evil to which he is drifting.
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(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
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