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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
To giue subtiltie to the simple, to the yong man knowledge and discretion.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion,
- New American Standard Version (1995)
To give prudence to the simple, To the young man knowledge and discretion:
- American Standard Version (1901)
To make the simple-minded sharp, and to give the young man knowledge, and serious purpose:
- Basic English Bible
to give prudence to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
- Darby Bible
To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
- Webster's Bible
to give prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young man:
- World English Bible
For giving to simple ones -- prudence, To a youth -- knowledge and discretion.
- Youngs Literal Bible
To give prudence to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
1:4 Simple - Such as want wisdom. Young man - Who wants both experience and self - government.
Shay's comment on 2013-12-17 09:00:10:
This verse helps us to see that the bible can provide knowledge and thinking ability. So before we make important decisions we should consult Gods word.
Katherine 's comment on 2010-07-27 08:59:21:
1:4 To refine or make better the simple like one purifies gold. As for the young man who is rash and boastful, teach knowledge and discretion. Teach the young how to think about actions and situations then how to remain humble and quiet about it.
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