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Proverbs 23:23 New King James Version (NKJV)

23 Buy the truth, and do not sell it,
Also wisdom and instruction and understanding.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 23:23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

23 Buy truth, and do not sell it,
Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Proverbs 23:23 Amplified Bible (AMP)

23 
[a]Buy truth, and do not sell it;
Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 23:23 The ancient rabbis routinely assumed “truth” to refer to the Torah (Law), and they interpreted the first part of this command to mean that a student should pay a teacher to teach him the Torah if he can find no one to teach him for free. As for the second part, they said that if the student had to pay to learn, he should not view this as grounds to charge for teaching others, but should teach the Torah for free.
Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Proverbs 23:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 Buy the truth and do not sell it—
    wisdom, instruction and insight as well.

New International Version (NIV)

Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.

Proverbs 23:23 King James Version (KJV)

23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

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