Proverbs 1:23

“Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Turne you at my reproofe: behold, I will powre out my spirit vnto you, I will make knowen my wordes vnto you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Turn to my reproof, Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you; I will make my words known to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Turn you at my reproof: Behold, I will pour out my spirit upon you; I will make known my words unto you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Be turned again by my sharp words: see, I will send the flow of my spirit on you, and make my words clear to you.
- Basic English Bible

Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words.
- Darby Bible

Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit to you, I will make known to you my words.
- Webster's Bible

Turn at my reproof. Behold, I will pour out my spirit on you. I will make known my words to you.
- World English Bible

Turn back at my reproof, lo, I pour forth to you my spirit, I make known my words with you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Turn you at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 1:23


1:23 My words - By my spirit I will cause you to understand my word.


Discussion for Proverbs 1:23

  • When your thoughts betray you, turn to God and the truth will become obvious to you. A humble man knows when he hears the truth.
  • Sylvester for verse 23
    If we listen to and follow God's word, He will allow his spirit to dwell in us. And His spirit will give us understanding and revelation of God's word.
  • Katherine for verse 23
    If we will listen to his correction, then God will reveal mysteries unto us by the Holy Ghost.

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