New Living Translation
Let the wise listen to these proverbs and become even wiser. Let those with understanding receive guidance
King James Bible
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Darby Bible Translation
He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:
World English Bible
that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:
Young's Literal Translation
(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)
Proverbs 1:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:5 Will hear - Is willing to learn. Attain to - The art of governing himself or others.
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"I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out My hand, and no man regarded."--Prov. i. 24. "There standeth One among you, whom ye know not."--John i. 26. C. P. C. tr., Emma Frances Bevan, 1899 Why dost Thou pass unheeded, Treading with piercèd feet The halls of the kingly palace, The busy street? Oh marvellous in Thy beauty, Crowned with the light of God, Why fall they not down to worship Where Thou has trod? Why are Thy hands extended Beseeching whilst men pass by With their empty …
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen and Others (Second Series)
How the Whole and the Sick are to be Admonished.
How those are to be Admonished with whom Everything Succeeds According to their Wish, and those with whom Nothing Does.
The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit of God to Form Him to the Temper Described Above, and what Encouragement He
Instruct the wise, and they will be even wiser. Teach the righteous, and they will learn even more.
A mocker seeks wisdom and never finds it, but knowledge comes easily to those with understanding.
I have observed something else under the sun. The fastest runner doesn't always win the race, and the strongest warrior doesn't always win the battle. The wise sometimes go hungry, and the skillful are not necessarily wealthy. And those who are educated don't always lead successful lives. It is all decided by chance, by being in the right place at the right time.
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