Proverbs 9:9

“Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Giue instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a iust man, and he will increase in learning.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Give {instruction} to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase {his} learning.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Give `instruction' to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give teaching to a wise man, and he will become wiser; give training to an upright man, and his learning will be increased.
- Basic English Bible

Impart to a wise [man], and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous [man], and he will increase learning.
- Darby Bible

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
- Webster's Bible

Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
- World English Bible

Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Give to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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