Proverbs 23:12

Saying 12

12 Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.

Proverbs 23:12 in Other Translations

KJV
12 Apply thine heart unto instruction, and thine ears to the words of knowledge.
ESV
12 Apply your heart to instruction and your ear to words of knowledge.
NLT
12 Commit yourself to instruction; listen carefully to words of knowledge.
MSG
12 Give yourselves to disciplined instruction; open your ears to tested knowledge.
CSB
12 Apply yourself to instruction and listen to words of knowledge.

Proverbs 23:12 In-Context

10 Do not move an ancient boundary stone or encroach on the fields of the fatherless,
11 for their Defender is strong; he will take up their case against you.
12 Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.
13 Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish them with the rod, they will not die.
14 Punish them with the rod and save them from death.

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