Proverbs 15:32

“He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:32

He that refuseth instruction, despiseth his owne soule: but he that heareth reproofe, getteth vnderstanding.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He who neglects discipline despises himself, But he who listens to reproof acquires understanding.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; But he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who will not be controlled by training has no respect for his soul, but he who gives ear to teaching will get wisdom.
- Basic English Bible

He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul; but he that heareth reproof getteth sense.
- Darby Bible

He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
- Webster's Bible

He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
- World English Bible

Whoso is refusing instruction is despising his soul, And whoso is hearing reproof Is getting understanding.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul; but he that hearkeneth to reproof getteth understanding.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:32

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:32


15:30 A good report - A good name. Fat - Not only chears a man for the present, but gives him such stable comfort as revives his soul, and gives vigour to his body.

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

15:33 The instruction - Doth instruct men in true wisdom.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:32



 

Do you have a Bible comment or question?


2000 characters remain...




Bible Options

Sponsored Links