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

 
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1 The parables of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel, 1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:
2 To know wisdom, and instruction: 2 for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;
3 To understand the words of prudence: and to receive the instruction of doctrine, justice, and judgment, and equity: 3 for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair;
4 To give subtilty to little ones, to the young man knowledge and understanding. 4 for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young--
5 A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth shall possess governments. 5 let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance--
6 He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings. 6 for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise.