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

New Living Translation
Listen to my instruction and be wise. Don’t ignore it.

English Standard Version
Hear instruction and be wise, and do not neglect it.

Berean Study Bible
Listen to instruction and be wise; do not ignore it.

King James Bible
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

New King James Version
Hear instruction and be wise, And do not disdain it.

New American Standard Bible
“Listen to instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.

NASB 1995
“Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.

NASB 1977
“Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.

Amplified Bible
“Heed (pay attention to) instruction and be wise, And do not ignore or neglect it.

Christian Standard Bible
Listen to instruction and be wise; don’t ignore it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen to instruction and be wise; don’t ignore it.

American Standard Version
Hear instruction, and be wise, And refuse it not.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hear instruction and receive wisdom and do not go astray.

Contemporary English Version
Listen carefully to my instructions, and you will be wise.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear instruction and be wise, and refuse it not.

English Revised Version
Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Good News Translation
Listen to what you are taught. Be wise; do not neglect it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen to discipline, and become wise. Do not leave my ways.

International Standard Version
Listen to instruction and be wise. Don't ignore it.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Hear instruction, and be wise, And refuse it not.

Literal Standard Version
Hear instruction, and be wise, and do not slight.

NET Bible
Listen to my instruction so that you may be wise, and do not neglect it.

New Heart English Bible
Hear instruction, and be wise. Do not refuse it.

World English Bible
Hear instruction, and be wise. Don't refuse it.

Young's Literal Translation
Hear instruction, and be wise, and slight not.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Excellence of Wisdom
32Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways. 33Listen to instruction and be wise; do not ignore it. 34Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at the posts of my doorway.…

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

Proverbs 15:32
He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding.

Proverbs 19:20
Listen to counsel and accept discipline, that you may be wise the rest of your days.


Treasury of Scripture

Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

hear

Proverbs 1:2,3,8
To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; …

Proverbs 4:1
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.

Proverbs 5:1
My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding:

refuse

Proverbs 1:21
She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying,

Psalm 81:11,12
But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me…

Acts 7:35-37
This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send to be a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush…









Verse 33. - Be wise. This will be the effect of attending to the injunction, Hear instruction (see on Proverbs 3:4). The Vatican text of the Septuagint omits this verse; it is added in the Alexandrian and Sin.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Listen
שִׁמְע֖וּ (šim·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 8085: To hear intelligently

to instruction
מוּסָ֥ר (mū·sār)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 4148: Chastisement, reproof, warning, instruction, restraint

and be wise;
וַחֲכָ֗מוּ (wa·ḥă·ḵā·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 2449: To be wise

do not
וְאַל־ (wə·’al-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 408: Not

ignore it.
תִּפְרָֽעוּ׃ (tip̄·rā·‘ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's 6544: To loosen, to expose, dismiss, absolve, begin


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