Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 1:1-7

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Proverbs 1:1-7

NAS 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel: NIV 1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: NAS 2 To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding, NIV 2 for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight; NAS 3 To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity; NIV 3 for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair; NAS 4 To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion, NIV 4 for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young-- NAS 5 A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel, NIV 5 let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance-- NAS 6 To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their riddles. NIV 6 for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise. NAS 7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction. NIV 7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.