Proverbs 15:31

“The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The eare that heareth the reproofe of life, abideth among the wise.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The ear that hearkeneth to the reproof of life Shall abide among the wise.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The man whose ear is open to the teaching of life will have his place among the wise.
- Basic English Bible

The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.
- Darby Bible

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
- Webster's Bible

The ear that listens to reproof lives, and will be at home among the wise.
- World English Bible

An ear that is hearing the reproof of life Doth lodge among the wise.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The ear that hearkeneth to the reproof of life abideth among the wise.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:31


15:31 The ear - The man that hearkens to that reproof which leads to life, seeks and delights in the company of the wise.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:31

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