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Proverbs 10:13 English Standard Version (ESV)

13 On the lips of him who has understanding, wisdom is found,
    but a rod is for the back of him who lacks sense.

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Proverbs 10:13 New International Version (NIV)

13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning,
    but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense.

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Proverbs 10:23 English Standard Version (ESV)

23 Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool,
    but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.

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Proverbs 10:23 New International Version (NIV)

23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes,
    but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.

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Proverbs 13:15 English Standard Version (ESV)

15 Good sense wins favor,
    but the way of the treacherous is their ruin.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 13:15 Probable reading (compare Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate); Hebrew is rugged, or is an enduring rut
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Proverbs 13:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 Good judgment wins favor,
    but the way of the unfaithful leads to their destruction.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 13:15 Septuagint and Syriac; the meaning of the Hebrew for this phrase is uncertain.
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Proverbs 14:6 English Standard Version (ESV)

A scoffer seeks wisdom in vain,
    but knowledge is easy for a man of understanding.

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Proverbs 14:6 New International Version (NIV)

The mocker seeks wisdom and finds none,
    but knowledge comes easily to the discerning.

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Proverbs 14:8 English Standard Version (ESV)

The wisdom of the prudent is to discern his way,
    but the folly of fools is deceiving.

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Proverbs 14:8 New International Version (NIV)

The wisdom of the prudent is to give thought to their ways,
    but the folly of fools is deception.

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Proverbs 14:15 English Standard Version (ESV)

15 The simple believes everything,
    but the prudent gives thought to his steps.

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Proverbs 14:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 The simple believe anything,
    but the prudent give thought to their steps.

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Proverbs 14:33 English Standard Version (ESV)

33 Wisdom rests in the heart of a man of understanding,
    but it makes itself known even in the midst of fools.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 14:33 Or Wisdom rests quietly in the heart of a man of understanding, but makes itself known in the midst of fools
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Proverbs 14:33 New International Version (NIV)

33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning
    and even among fools she lets herself be known.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 14:33 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac discerning / but in the heart of fools she is not known
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Proverbs 15:14 English Standard Version (ESV)

14 The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge,
    but the mouths of fools feed on folly.

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Proverbs 15:14 New International Version (NIV)

14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge,
    but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.

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Proverbs 15:21 English Standard Version (ESV)

21 Folly is a joy to him who lacks sense,
    but a man of understanding walks straight ahead.

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Proverbs 15:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense,
    but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course.

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Proverbs 16:16 English Standard Version (ESV)

16 How much better to get wisdom than gold!
    To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

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Proverbs 16:16 New International Version (NIV)

16 How much better to get wisdom than gold,
    to get insight rather than silver!

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Proverbs 16:21 English Standard Version (ESV)

21 The wise of heart is called discerning,
    and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness.

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Proverbs 16:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 The wise in heart are called discerning,
    and gracious words promote instruction.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:21 Or words make a person persuasive
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Proverbs 17:10 English Standard Version (ESV)

10 A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding
    than a hundred blows into a fool.

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Proverbs 17:10 New International Version (NIV)

10 A rebuke impresses a discerning person
    more than a hundred lashes a fool.

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