Proverbs 4:5

“Get wisedome, get vnderstanding: forget it not, neither decline from the wordes of my mouth.”

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Other Translations

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
- King James Version

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

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Sharon
    proverb 4 :23 is very perfect word from god
  • Nthabiseng Madidimala
    I love proverbs 4
  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.

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