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Proverbs 1:5 English Standard Version (ESV)

Let the wise hear and increase in learning,
    and the one who understands obtain guidance,

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Proverbs 1:5 New International Version (NIV)

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

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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 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 15:24 English Standard Version (ESV)

24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent,
    that he may turn away from Sheol beneath.

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Proverbs 15:24 New International Version (NIV)

24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent
    to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.

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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 18:15 English Standard Version (ESV)

15 An intelligent heart acquires knowledge,
    and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.

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Proverbs 18:15 New International Version (NIV)

15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge,
    for the ears of the wise seek it out.

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Proverbs 19:25 English Standard Version (ESV)

25 Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence;
    reprove a man of understanding, and he will gain knowledge.

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Proverbs 19:25 New International Version (NIV)

25 Flog a mocker, and the simple will learn prudence;
    rebuke the discerning, and they will gain knowledge.

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Proverbs 28:2 English Standard Version (ESV)

When a land transgresses, it has many rulers,
    but with a man of understanding and knowledge,
    its stability will long continue.

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Proverbs 28:2 New International Version (NIV)

When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers,
    but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.

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Proverbs 28:11 English Standard Version (ESV)

11 A rich man is wise in his own eyes,
    but a poor man who has understanding will find him out.

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Proverbs 28:11 New International Version (NIV)

11 The rich are wise in their own eyes;
    one who is poor and discerning sees how deluded they are.

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