New Living Translation
Instruct the wise, and they will be even wiser. Teach the righteous, and they will learn even more.
King James Bible
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Darby Bible Translation
Impart to a wise man, and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase learning.
World English Bible
Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
Young's Literal Translation
Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
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LibraryAn Analysis of Augustin's Writings against the Donatists.
The object of this chapter is to present a rudimentary outline and summary of all that Augustin penned or spoke against those traditional North African Christians whom he was pleased to regard as schismatics. It will be arranged, so far as may be, in chronological order, following the dates suggested by the Benedictine edition. The necessary brevity precludes anything but a very meagre treatment of so considerable a theme. The writer takes no responsibility for the ecclesiological tenets of the …
St. Augustine—writings in connection with the donatist controversy.
The Gospel Feast
Let the wise listen to these proverbs and become even wiser. Let those with understanding receive guidance
Wise people treasure knowledge, but the babbling of a fool invites disaster.
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