New Living Translation
by exploring the meaning in these proverbs and parables, the words of the wise and their riddles.
King James Bible
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
Darby Bible Translation
to understand a proverb and an allegory, the words of the wise and their enigmas.
World English Bible
to understand a proverb, and parables, the words and riddles of the wise.
Young's Literal Translation
For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings.
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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
I speak to him face to face, clearly, and not in riddles! He sees the LORD as he is. So why were you not afraid to criticize my servant Moses?"
I listen carefully to many proverbs and solve riddles with inspiration from a harp.
for I will speak to you in a parable. I will teach you hidden lessons from our past--
Here are some further sayings of the wise: It is wrong to show favoritism when passing judgment.
The words of the wise are like cattle prods--painful but helpful. Their collected sayings are like a nail-studded stick with which a shepherd drives the sheep.
"At the end of their rule, when their sin is at its height, a fierce king, a master of intrigue, will rise to power.
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