Proverbs 22:17-21 CSB

Words of the Wise

17 Listen closely,a pay attention to the words of the wise, and apply your mind to my knowledge.

References for Proverbs 22:17

    • o 22:17 - Lit Stretch out your ear
      18 For it is pleasing if you keep them within youb and ifc they are constantly on your lips.

      References for Proverbs 22:18

        • p 22:18 - Pr 18:8
        • q 22:18 - Or you; let them be, or you, so that
          19 I have instructed you today-even you- so that your confidence may be in the Lord.
          20 Haven't I written for you thirty sayingsd about counsel and knowledge,

          References for Proverbs 22:20

            • r 22:20 - Text emended; one Hb tradition reads you previously; alt Hb tradition reads you excellent things; LXX, Syr, Vg read you three times
              21 in order to teach you true and reliable words, so that you may give a dependable reporte to those who sent you?f

              References for Proverbs 22:21

                • s 22:21 - Lit give dependable words
                • t 22:21 - Pr 10:26; 25:13