New American Standard Bible
"Forsake your folly and live, And proceed in the way of understanding."
King James Bible
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.
Proverbs 9:6 Parallel
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
The Authority and Utility of the Scriptures
"For he who finds me finds life And obtains favor from the LORD.
For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.
Listen, my son, and be wise, And direct your heart in the way.
that they may walk in My statutes and keep My ordinances and do them. Then they will be My people, and I shall be their God.
"My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd; and they will walk in My ordinances and keep My statutes and observe them.
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