Proverbs 1:1-6 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Holman Christian Standard (CSB) New International Version (NIV)
1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: 1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:
2 For gaining wisdom and being instructed; for understanding insightful sayings; 2 for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;
3 for receiving wise instruction [in] righteousness, justice, and integrity; 3 for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair;
4 for teaching shrewdness to the inexperienced, knowledge and discretion to a young man- 4 for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young--
5 a wise man will listen and increase his learning, and a discerning man will obtain guidance- 5 let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance--
6 for understanding a proverb or a parable, the words of the wise, and their riddles. 6 for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise.