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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
A wise man wil heare, and wil increase learning: and a man of vnderstanding shall attaine vnto wise counsels:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
- New American Standard Version (1995)
That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; And that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:
- American Standard Version (1901)
(The wise man, hearing, will get greater learning, and the acts of the man of good sense will be wisely guided:)
- Basic English Bible
He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:
- Darby Bible
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:
- Webster's Bible
that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:
- World English Bible
(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)
- Youngs Literal Bible
That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, and the man of understanding may attain unto wise counsels;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
1:5 Will hear - Is willing to learn. Attain to - The art of governing himself or others.
Henry Ikwudogu's comment on 2013-09-05 18:22:54:
A wise man Is liken to that man Jesus meant should be like a child if he must enter Gods kingdom. A wise man is a man of humility. A man of peace
Linda's comment on 2013-08-01 09:36:08:
Love to read original kjv NOT niv,would like 2 down load so I can share the word of God
Wanda's comment on 2013-01-02 11:24:42:
I think Proverbs is very powerful, and has some good words of wisdom.
Katherine's comment on 2010-07-27 09:13:27:
A wise man will not make quick assumptions or presume to know more than other men. He will listen to others to gain knowledge. If a man is truly able to reason, he will listen to wise men rather than fools.
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