Bible VersionsNASProverbs 1:5; Proverbs 3:2; Proverbs 9:9; Proverbs 9:11; Proverbs 10:22; Proverbs 10:27; Proverbs 11:24; Proverbs 16:21; Proverbs 16:23; Proverbs 19:4; Proverbs 19:19; Proverbs 23:28; Proverbs 23:35; Proverbs 30:6
Proverbs 1:5; Proverbs 3:2; Proverbs 9:9; Proverbs 9:11; Proverbs 10:22; Proverbs 10:27; Proverbs 11:24; Proverbs 16:21; Proverbs 16:23; Proverbs 19:4; Proverbs 19:19; Proverbs 23:28; Proverbs 23:35; Proverbs 30:6 (New American Standard)
A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,
For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you.
Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning.
For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.
It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.
The fear of the LORD prolongs life, But the years of the wicked will be shortened.
There is one who scatters, and yet increases all the more, And there is one who withholds what is justly due, and yet it results only in want.
The wise in heart will be called understanding, And sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.
The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Wealth adds many friends, But a poor man is separated from his friend.
A man of great anger will bear the penalty, For if you rescue him, you will only have to do it again.
Surely she lurks as a robber, And increases the faithless among men.
"They struck me, but I did not become ill ; They beat me, but I did not know it. When shall I awake ? I will seek another drink."
Do not add to His words Or He will reprove you, and you will be proved a liar.
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