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Proverbs 4:5New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding!
Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth.

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

Proverbs 4:5English Standard Version (ESV)

Get wisdom; get insight;
    do not forget, and do not turn away from the words of my mouth.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Proverbs 4:5Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Be wise and learn good sense;
    remember my teachings
    and do what I say.

Proverbs 4:5King James Version (KJV)

Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth.

Proverbs 4:7New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The [a]beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom;
And with all your acquiring, get understanding.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 4:7 Or the primary thing is wisdom
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation

Proverbs 4:7English Standard Version (ESV)

The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom,
    and whatever you get, get insight.

English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Permanent Text Edition® (2016). Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Proverbs 4:7Contemporary English Version (CEV)

The best thing about Wisdom
    is Wisdom herself;
    good sense is more important
    than anything else.

Proverbs 4:7King James Version (KJV)

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

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