Proverbs 23:23

“Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 23:23

Buy the trueth, and sell it not; also wisedome and instruction and vnderstanding.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Buy truth, and do not sell {it,} {Get} wisdom and instruction and understanding.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Buy the truth, and sell it not; `Yea', wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.
- Basic English Bible

Buy the truth, and sell it not; wisdom, and instruction, and intelligence.
- Darby Bible

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
- Webster's Bible

Buy the truth, and don't sell it. Get wisdom, discipline, and understanding.
- World English Bible

Truth buy, and sell not, Wisdom, and instruction, and understanding,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 23:23

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 23:23


23:23 Buy - Purchase it upon any terms, spare no pains or cost. Truth - The true and saving knowledge of God's will. Sell it not - Do not forsake it for any worldly advantage.


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