Proverbs 15:5

“A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 15:5

A foole despiseth his fathers instruction: but hee that regardeth reproofe, is prudent.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A fool rejects his father's discipline, But he who regards reproof is sensible.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A fool despiseth his father's correction; But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A foolish man puts no value on his father's training; but he who has respect for teaching has good sense.
- Basic English Bible

A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent.
- Darby Bible

A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
- Webster's Bible

A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
- World English Bible

A fool despiseth the instruction of his father, And whoso is regarding reproof is prudent.
- Youngs Literal Bible

A fool despiseth his father's correction; but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 15:5

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:5


15:4 Wholesome - Which utters sound and useful counsels. Tree of life - Is greatly useful to preserve the present life, and to promote the spiritual and eternal life, both of the speaker and hearers. Perverseness - False or corrupt speeches. A breach - Disturbs and wounds the spirits, both of the speaker and hearers.

15:6 Revenues - Though he may obtain great revenues, yet they are attended with much trouble.

15:7 Disperse - Freely communicate to others what they know.


Discussion for Proverbs 15:5



 

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