Proverbs 19:20
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New International Version
Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.

King James Bible
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

Darby Bible Translation
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou mayest be wise in thy latter end.

World English Bible
Listen to counsel and receive instruction, that you may be wise in your latter end.

Young's Literal Translation
Hear counsel and receive instruction, So that thou art wise in thy latter end.

Proverbs 19:20 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A man of great wrath - He who is of an irritable, fiery disposition, will necessarily get himself into many broils; and he that is surety for him once is likely to be called on again and again for the same friendly office.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Proverbs 1:8 My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:

Proverbs 2:1-9 My son, if you will receive my words, and hide my commandments with you...

Proverbs 8:34,35 Blessed is the man that hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors...


Numbers 23:10 Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous...

Deuteronomy 8:16 Who fed you in the wilderness with manna, which your fathers knew not, that he might humble you, and that he might prove you...

Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Psalm 37:37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.

Psalm 90:12,14 So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom...

Luke 16:19-23 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day...

[This chapter is based on 2 Kings 5.] "Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honorable, because by him the Lord had given deliverance unto Syria: he was also a mighty man in valor, but he was a leper." Ben-hadad, king of Syria, had defeated the armies of Israel in the battle which resulted in the death of Ahab. Since that time the Syrians had maintained against Israel a constant border warfare, and in one of their raids they had carried away a
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Second Journey through Galilee - the Healing of the Leper.
A DAY and an evening such as of that Sabbath of healing in Capernaum must, with reverence be it written, have been followed by what opens the next section. [2299] To the thoughtful observer there is such unbroken harmony in the Life of Jesus, such accord of the inward and outward, as to carry instinctive conviction of the truth of its record. It was, so to speak, an inward necessity that the God-Man, when brought into contact with disease and misery, whether from physical or supernatural causes,
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Knowledge of God
'The Lord is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.' I Sam 2:2. Glorious things are spoken of God; he transcends our thoughts, and the praises of angels. God's glory lies chiefly in his attributes, which are the several beams by which the divine nature shines forth. Among other of his orient excellencies, this is not the least, The Lord is a God of knowledge; or as the Hebrew word is, A God of knowledges.' Through the bright mirror of his own essence, he has a full idea and cognisance
Thomas Watson—A Body of Divinity

Christian Meekness
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth Matthew 5:5 We are now got to the third step leading in the way to blessedness, Christian meekness. Blessed are the meek'. See how the Spirit of God adorns the hidden man of the heart, with multiplicity of graces! The workmanship of the Holy Ghost is not only curious, but various. It makes the heart meek, pure, peaceable etc. The graces therefore are compared to needlework, which is different and various in its flowers and colours (Psalm 45:14).
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Cross References
Proverbs 1:3
for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair;

Proverbs 4:1
Listen, my sons, to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding.

Proverbs 8:14
Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have insight, I have power.

Proverbs 8:33
Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not disregard it.

Proverbs 12:15
The way of fools seems right to them, but the wise listen to advice.

Proverbs 19:19
A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty; rescue them, and you will have to do it again.

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