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Proverbs 15:5

kA fool ldespises his father’s instruction,

but mwhoever heeds reproof is prudent.

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Proverbs 15:5 — The New International Version (NIV)

A fool spurns a parent’s discipline,

but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

Proverbs 15:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

A fool despiseth his father’s instruction:

But he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 15:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Only a fool despises a parent’s discipline;

whoever learns from correction is wise.

Proverbs 15:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

A fool despises his father’s instruction,

But he who receives correction is prudent.

Proverbs 15:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

Fools reject their parents’ correction,

but anyone who accepts correction is wise.

Proverbs 15:5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

A fool despiseth his father’s correction;

But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence.

Proverbs 15:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

A fool despiseth his father’s instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent.

Proverbs 15:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

A stubborn fool despises his father’s discipline, 

but whoever appreciates a warning shows good sense. 

Proverbs 15:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

A fool despises his father’s discipline,

but a person who accepts correction is sensible.

Proverbs 15:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

A fool despises a parent’s instruction,

but the one who heeds admonition is prudent.

Proverbs 15:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

A fool will despise the instruction of his father,

but he who guards reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 15:5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

A foolish person turns his back on how his father has trained him.

But anyone who accepts being corrected shows understanding.

Proverbs 15:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

A fool rejects his father’s discipline,

But he who regards reproof is sensible.


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