| ||King James Bible||Young's Literal Translation|
||The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel;
||Proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: |
||To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
||For knowing wisdom and instruction, For understanding sayings of intelligence, |
||To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
||For receiving the instruction of wisdom, Righteousness, judgment, and uprightness, |
||To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
||For giving to simple ones -- prudence, To a youth -- knowledge and discretion. |
||A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
||(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.) |
||To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
||For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings. |
||The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
||Fear of Jehovah `is' a beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and instruction fools have despised!|
||My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
||Hear, my son, the instruction of thy father, And leave not the law of thy mother, |
||For they shall be an ornament of grace unto thy head, and chains about thy neck.
||For a graceful wreath `are' they to thy head, And chains to thy neck.|
||My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not.
||My son, if sinners entice thee be not willing. |
||If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
||If they say, `Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause, |
||Let us swallow them up alive as the grave; and whole, as those that go down into the pit:
||We swallow them as Sheol -- alive, And whole -- as those going down `to' the pit,|
||We shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil:
||Every precious substance we find, We fill our houses `with' spoil,|
||Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse:
||Thy lot thou dost cast among us, One purse is -- to all of us.' |
||My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:
||My son! go not in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path, |
||For their feet run to evil, and make haste to shed blood.
||For their feet to evil do run, And they haste to shed blood. |
||Surely in vain the net is spread in the sight of any bird.
||Surely in vain is the net spread out before the eyes of any bird. |
||And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives.
||And they for their own blood lay wait, They watch secretly for their own lives. |
||So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
||So `are' the paths of every gainer of dishonest gain, The life of its owners it taketh.|
||Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets:
||Wisdom in an out-place crieth aloud, In broad places she giveth forth her voice, |