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Proverbs 1:5-6 New King James Version (NKJV)

A wise man will hear and increase learning,
And a man of understanding will [a]attain wise counsel,
To understand a proverb and an enigma,
The words of the wise and their riddles.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 1:5 acquire
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 1:5-6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

A wise person will hear and increase in learning,
And a person of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
To understand a proverb and a saying,
The words of the wise and their riddles.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 1:5-6 Amplified Bible (AMP)


The wise will hear and increase their learning,
And the person of understanding will acquire wise counsel and the skill [to steer his course wisely and lead others to the truth],

To understand a proverb and a figure [of speech] or an enigma with its interpretation,
And the words of the wise and their riddles [that require reflection].

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 1:5-6 New International Version (NIV)

let the wise listen and add to their learning,
    and let the discerning get guidance—
for understanding proverbs and parables,
    the sayings and riddles of the wise.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 1:6 Or understanding a proverb, namely, a parable, / and the sayings of the wise, their riddles
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 1:5-6 King James Version (KJV)

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

Proverbs 4:5 New King James Version (NKJV)

Get wisdom! Get understanding!
Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

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 4:5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding!
Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 4:5 Amplified Bible (AMP)


“Get [skillful and godly] wisdom! Acquire understanding [actively seek spiritual discernment, mature comprehension, and logical interpretation]!
Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 4:5 New International Version (NIV)

Get wisdom, get understanding;
    do not forget my words or turn away from them.

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 4:5 King James Version (KJV)

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 4:20 New King James Version (NKJV)

20 My son, give attention to my words;
Incline your ear to my sayings.

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 4:20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

20 My son, pay attention to my words;
Incline your ear to my sayings.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

New American Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1960, 1971, 1977, 1995, 2020 by The Lockman Foundation. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 4:20 Amplified Bible (AMP)

20 
My son, pay attention to my words and be willing to learn;
Open your ears to my sayings.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 4:20 New International Version (NIV)

20 My son, pay attention to what I say;
    turn your ear to my words.

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 4:20 King James Version (KJV)

20 My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings.

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