Proverbs 19:27

“Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my sonne, to heare the instruction, that causeth to erre from the words of knowledge.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Cease listening, my son, to discipline, {And you will} stray from the words of knowledge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Cease, my son, to hear instruction `Only' to err from the words of knowledge.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A son who no longer gives attention to teaching is turned away from the words of knowledge.
- Basic English Bible

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction which causeth to stray from the words of knowledge.
- Darby Bible

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
- Webster's Bible

If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.
- World English Bible

Cease, my son, to hear instruction -- To err from sayings of knowledge.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 19:27

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:27


19:25 Scorner - An obstinate and impudent transgressor. Simple - Who sin thro' ignorance, being possibly drawn to it by the scorner's evil counsel or example. Reprove - A verbal reproof will be more effectual for his reformation, than the severest punishments will be to a scorner.

19:26 Wasteth - His father's estate. Chaseth - Causes her to avoid his presence, and to go from the house where he is.

19:28 Scorneth - Hath no reverence to the place of justice, nor to the presence of God there. Devoureth - Utters it with greediness and delight.

19:29 Prepared - Although they be deferred for a time, yet they are treasured up for them.


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