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

  • Jerry
    The heart of God wants people to understand Him. God didn't leave us here without His Holy Spirit teaching us His perspective on all things.
  • Ronald
    That's true,if You have knowledge you ,You have power.
  • Lilian
    We must be BORN AGAIN IN SPIRIT. JESUS IS OUR LIFE. IF WE ABIDE HIM AND HIS WORDS TO OUR LIFE. WE HAVE EVERYTHING WE NEED. OBEDIENCE TO HIS WORDS US THE MOST IMPORTANT IF WE LOVE JESUS WE WILL KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS.
    Lets give THANKS TO THE BLOOD OF JESUS AND PRAISE HIM FOR HE IS WORTHY. GOD COMMANDED US TO HONOR THY MOTHER AND FATHER. LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR AS JESUS LOVES US. AME
  • Oluwatobi opoola
    This made us understand that we should obey our parents and also god our creator, and moreover we should not keep bad company because according to an adage bad company corrupt good manners and we should be truthful in anything we do
  • R.L.Jackson
    Here we have our creator speeching to us as children though wisdom on how to avoid the wicked all that came to Jesus we're wicked and all be wicked how do you escape the night ?you do what Jesus say you do what Jesus said and you do what Jesus done you Walk on water it's not hard if you sit with the Light of this world.
  • Deloris Clarke
    Jesus help me to live this way,help me to demonstrate this to my children and my children's children Thank you Jesus Amen

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