Proverbs 4:5

“Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Get wisedome, get vnderstanding: forget it not, neither decline from the wordes of my mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Get wisdom, get understanding; Forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Get wisdom, get true knowledge; keep it in memory, do not be turned away from the words of my mouth.
- Basic English Bible

Get wisdom, get intelligence: forget [it] not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
- Darby Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.
- Webster's Bible

Get wisdom. Get understanding. Don't forget, neither swerve from the words of my mouth.
- World English Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding, Do not forget, nor turn away From the sayings of my mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Get wisdom, get understanding; forget not, neither decline from the words of my mouth;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 4

  • Jason Davis
    Follow Gods word and get instruction and wisdom how to fight battles in our lives daily the battle is not our it's the Lord. Let go in let God and let Jesus take the wheel.
  • Bill Smith
    I was led to 4:20-22 through a radio broadcast by Derek Prince Ministries. Through these verses Derek was healed in Egypt during WW2. Using the word medicine for health in verse 22. Doctors tell you how often to take your medicine. Taken daily or three times a day, Gods word certainly brings healing. But we must incline (Bow) our ear to listen to the Lord's saying and "take" the word daily. Amen.
  • LadyA
    Our heavenly father already have the best plans for our lives. The flesh is weak, and our strength comes from God. I sometimes want to react according to my own way but then each day God speak to me and must obey his word. Provebs
  • 'Chuks
    @ Bre... I Thank the Almighty God and the Power of the Holy Spirit for given you His word as succor at the trying time. Let us all take vs 15 of this chapter "Avoid it, pass not by it, turn from it, and pass away". Obedience to this word is a strong weapon as strong as fasting and prayer.
  • Bre
    i woke up today with a lot on my mind, almost considering the path of the ungodly but when I read this proverb and all the wonderful comments underneath i felt comfort from the Lord
  • M.O.G.
    We are to worship HIM in Spirit and Truth. JESUS said follow me. The only way to the Heavenly Father is through Christ Jesus

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