Proverbs 4:5

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Get wisedome, get vnderstanding: forget it not, neither decline from the wordes of my mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Get wisdom, get understanding; Forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Get wisdom, get true knowledge; keep it in memory, do not be turned away from the words of my mouth.
- Basic English Bible

Get wisdom, get intelligence: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
- Darby Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
- Webster's Bible

Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.
- World English Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding, Do not forget, nor turn away From the sayings of my mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • 'Chuks
    @ Bre... I Thank the Almighty God and the Power of the Holy Spirit for given you His word as succor at the trying time. Let us all take vs 15 of this chapter "Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away". Obedience to this word is a strong weapon as strong as fasting and prayer.
  • Bre
    i woke up today with a lot on my mind, almost considering the path of the ungodly but when I read this proverb and all the wonderful comments underneath i felt comfort from the Lord
  • M.O.G.
    We are to worship HIM in Spirit and Truth. JESUS said follow me. The only way to the Heavenly Father is through Christ Jesus
  • Jack Hughes
    Your heart is the weakest part of your body. It can lead you astray very easy !
  • Ro
    Everything we need to exist is written in the bible. Our trials and tribulations are not brand new, there are life instruction in the book. We need to read it and apply it daily.
  • Jimmy Bovender
    My father always told me that the difference of thinking and knowing the right thing to do was 18" long, from your brow down to your heart. Your heart is where the answers to all situations should come from. While your intelligence is birth through your brain, your true feelings and acting on the right thing to do comes from the heart. If you respond from your heart than most likely you will be able to act reasonably on any thoughts.

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