Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still;
    teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.(A)

Read full chapter

let the wise listen and add to their learning,(A)
    and let the discerning get guidance—

Read full chapter

Concluding Affirmations

13 I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God(A) so that you may know that you have eternal life.(B)

Read full chapter

11 He replied, “Because the knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of heaven(A) has been given to you,(B) but not to them. 12 Whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.(C)

Read full chapter

Let us acknowledge the Lord;
    let us press on to acknowledge him.
As surely as the sun rises,
    he will appear;
he will come to us like the winter rains,(A)
    like the spring rains that water the earth.(B)

Read full chapter

12 Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold
    is the rebuke of a wise judge to a listening ear.(A)

Read full chapter

20 But you have an anointing(A) from the Holy One,(B) and all of you know the truth.[a](C) 21 I do not write to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it(D) and because no lie comes from the truth.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 John 2:20 Some manuscripts and you know all things

18 But grow in the grace(A) and knowledge(B) of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.(C) To him be glory both now and forever! Amen.(D)

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name
The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name
Retail: $18.99
Our Price: $9.99
Save: $9.00 (47%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
The Action Bible
The Action Bible
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $17.99
Save: $12.00 (40%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NIV Devotional Bible for Men--hardcover, jacketed printed
NIV Devotional Bible for Men--hardcover, jacketed printed
Retail: $34.99
Our Price: $14.99
Save: $20.00 (57%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
NIV Super-Giant Print Reference Bible--soft leather-look, brown
NIV Super-Giant Print Reference Bible--soft leather-look, brown
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $27.49
Save: $22.50 (45%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
The Story Bible, NIV
The Story Bible, NIV
Retail: $19.99
Our Price: $5.00
Save: $14.99 (75%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
NIV Large-Print Outreach Bible--softcover, orange cross
NIV Large-Print Outreach Bible--softcover, orange cross
Retail: $7.99
Our Price: $5.49
Save: $2.50 (31%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors