Proverbs 10:8
A wise heart will receive commandments, but foolish lips will come to ruin.
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Proverbs 1:5
let the wise listen and gain instruction, and the discerning acquire wise counsel--

Proverbs 9:9
Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will increase his learning.

Proverbs 12:1
Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.

Proverbs 14:8
The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way, but the folly of fools deceives them.

Psalm 119:34
Give me understanding that I may observe Your law, and follow it with all my heart.

James 3:13
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good conduct, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.


Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious, but the lips of a fool consume him.

fall or be beaten

Proverbs 18:6, 7
A fool's lips bring strife, and his mouth invites a beating. . . .

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The wise of heart will receive commands, But a babbling fool will be ruined.

King James Bible
The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A wise heart accepts commands, but foolish lips will be destroyed.

International Standard Version
The wise person accepts commands, but the chattering fool will be brought down.

NET Bible
The wise person accepts instructions, but the one who speaks foolishness will come to ruin.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the wise will receive the commandment to his heart and he who is insane is caught by his lips.
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