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Proverbs 1:5

Let the wise hear and eincrease in learning,

and the one who understands obtain guidance,

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Proverbs 1:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

let the wise listen and add to their learning,

and let the discerning get guidance—

Proverbs 1:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning;

And a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:

Proverbs 1:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Let the wise listen to these proverbs and become even wiser.

Let those with understanding receive guidance

Proverbs 1:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

A wise man will hear and increase learning,

And a man of understanding will attain wise counsel,

Proverbs 1:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

Wise people can also listen and learn;

even they can find good advice in these words.

Proverbs 1:5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning;

And that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:

Proverbs 1:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:

Proverbs 1:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

a wise person will listen and continue to learn, 

and an understanding person will gain direction— 

Proverbs 1:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

a wise man will listen and increase his learning,

and a discerning man will obtain guidance—

Proverbs 1:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

let the wise also hear and gain in learning,

and the discerning acquire skill,

Proverbs 1:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

may the wise hear and increase learning,

and the one who understands gain direction,

Proverbs 1:5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Let wise people listen and add to what they have learned.

Let those who understand what is right get guidance.

Proverbs 1:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

A wise man will hear and increase in learning,

And a man of understanding will acquire wise counsel,


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