Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 1

Jubilee Bible 2000

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Proverbs 1

JUB 1 The proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel; NIV 1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: JUB 2 to know wisdom and chastening; to understand prudent words; NIV 2 for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; JUB 3 to receive the chastening of prudence, justice, judgment, and equity; NIV 3 for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair; JUB 4 to give prudence to the simple, and to the young men knowledge and council. NIV 4 for giving prudence to those who are simple,knowledge and discretion to the young— JUB 5 If the wise will hear <em>them</em>, doctrine shall increase, and the man of understanding shall acquire wise counsel: NIV 5 let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance— JUB 6 To understand <em>a</em> parable and <em>the</em> interpretation; the words of the wise and their enigmas. NIV 6 for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise. JUB 7 The fear of the LORD <em>is</em> the beginning of knowledge, <em>but</em> fools despise wisdom and chastening. NIV 7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. JUB 8 My son, hearken unto the chastening of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother: NIV 8 Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. JUB 9 For they <em>shall be</em> an increase of grace unto thy head and protection about thy neck. NIV 9 They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck. JUB 10 My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent. NIV 10 My son, if sinful men entice you, do not give in to them. JUB 11 If they say, Come with us, let us lay <em>in</em> wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without cause. NIV 11 If they say, “Come along with us; let’s lie in wait for innocent blood, let’s ambush some harmless soul; JUB 12 Let us swallow them up alive as Sheol and whole as those that go down into the pit; NIV 12 let’s swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit; JUB 13 We shall find all kinds of riches, we shall fill our houses with spoil. NIV 13 we will get all sorts of valuable things and fill our houses with plunder; JUB 14 Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse: NIV 14 cast lots with us; we will all share the loot”— JUB 15 My son, do not walk in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path: NIV 15 my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths; JUB 16 For their feet shall run to evil and make haste to shed blood. NIV 16 for their feet rush into evil, they are swift to shed blood. JUB 17 Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird. NIV 17 How useless to spread a net where every bird can see it! JUB 18 And they lay <em>in</em> wait for their <em>own</em> blood; they ambush their <em>own</em> souls. NIV 18 These men lie in wait for their own blood; they ambush only themselves! JUB 19 So <em>are</em> the ways of every one that is greedy of gain <em>which</em> takes away the life of those who possess it. NIV 19 Such are the paths of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the life of those who get it. JUB 20 Wisdom cries without; she utters her voice in the streets: NIV 20 Out in the open wisdom calls aloud, she raises her voice in the public square; JUB 21 She cries in the chief place of concourse, in the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words, <em>saying,</em> NIV 21 on top of the wall she cries out, at the city gate she makes her speech: JUB 22 How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge? NIV 22 “How long will you who are simple love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge? JUB 23 Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. NIV 23 Repent at my rebuke! Then I will pour out my thoughts to you, I will make known to you my teachings. JUB 24 Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded; NIV 24 But since you refuse to listen when I call and no one pays attention when I stretch out my hand, JUB 25 <em>for because</em> ye have disregarded all my counsel and rejected my reproof: NIV 25 since you disregard all my advice and do not accept my rebuke, JUB 26 I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes upon <em>you</em>; NIV 26 I in turn will laugh when disaster strikes you; I will mock when calamity overtakes you— JUB 27 when what you have feared comes as destruction, and your calamity comes as a whirlwind; when tribulation and anguish come upon you. NIV 27 when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when disaster sweeps over you like a whirlwind, when distress and trouble overwhelm you. JUB 28 Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, but they shall not find me: NIV 28 “Then they will call to me but I will not answer; they will look for me but will not find me, JUB 29 Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of the LORD: NIV 29 since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the LORD. JUB 30 They rejected my counsel: they despised all my reproof. NIV 30 Since they would not accept my advice and spurned my rebuke, JUB 31 Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own counsel. NIV 31 they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes. JUB 32 For the rest of the ignorant shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them. NIV 32 For the waywardness of the simple will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them; JUB 33 But whosoever hearkens unto me shall dwell safely and shall rest from <em>the</em> fear of evil. NIV 33 but whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm.”

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