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Proverbs 15:5New American Standard Bible (NASB)

A fool [a]rejects his father’s discipline,
But he who regards reproof is sensible.


  1. Proverbs 15:5 Or despises
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Proverbs 15:5New International Version (NIV)

A fool spurns a parent’s discipline,
    but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

New International Version (NIV)

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Proverbs 15:5King James Version (KJV)

A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 15:5English Standard Version (ESV)

A fool despises his father's instruction,
    but whoever heeds reproof is prudent.

English Standard Version (ESV)

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Proverbs 15:5Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Don’t be a fool
and disobey your parents.
    Be smart! Accept correction.

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