New Living Translation
If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise.
King James Bible
The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
Darby Bible Translation
The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.
World English Bible
The ear that listens to reproof lives, and will be at home among the wise.
Young's Literal Translation
An ear that is hearing the reproof of life Doth lodge among the wise.
Proverbs 15:31 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:31 The ear - The man that hearkens to that reproof which leads to life, seeks and delights in the company of the wise.
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
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Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.
A cheerful look brings joy to the heart; good news makes for good health.
If you reject discipline, you only harm yourself; but if you listen to correction, you grow in understanding.
Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge.
To one who listens, valid criticism is like a gold earring or other gold jewelry.
Better to be criticized by a wise person than to be praised by a fool.
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