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Proverbs 1:5 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

let a wise person listen and increase learning,
and let a discerning person obtain guidance—

Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Proverbs 1:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

let the wise also hear and gain in learning,
    and the discerning acquire skill,

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Proverbs 12:15 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

15 A fool’s way is right in his own eyes,
but whoever listens to counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 12:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Fools think their own way is right,
    but the wise listen to advice.

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Proverbs 13:1 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 A wise son responds to his father’s discipline,
but a mocker doesn’t listen to rebuke.

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Proverbs 13:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 A wise child loves discipline,[a]
    but a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 13:1 Cn: Heb A wise child the discipline of his father
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 13:10 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

10 Arrogance leads to nothing but strife,
but wisdom is gained by those who take advice.

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Proverbs 13:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 By insolence the heedless make strife,
    but wisdom is with those who take advice.

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Proverbs 13:13 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 The one who has contempt for instruction will pay the penalty,
but the one who respects a command will be rewarded.

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Proverbs 13:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Those who despise the word bring destruction on themselves,
    but those who respect the commandment will be rewarded.

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Proverbs 17:4 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

A wicked person listens to malicious talk;[a]
a liar pays attention to a destructive tongue.

Footnotes:

  1. 17:4 Lit to lips of iniquity
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Proverbs 17:4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

An evildoer listens to wicked lips;
    and a liar gives heed to a mischievous tongue.

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Proverbs 17:10 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

10 A rebuke cuts into a perceptive person
more than a hundred lashes into a fool.

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Proverbs 17:10 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

10 A rebuke strikes deeper into a discerning person
    than a hundred blows into a fool.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 18:1-2 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

18 One who isolates himself pursues selfish desires;
he rebels against all sound wisdom.

A fool does not delight in understanding,
but only wants to show off his opinions.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 18:2 Lit to uncover his heart
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Proverbs 18:1-2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 The one who lives alone is self-indulgent,
    showing contempt for all who have sound judgment.[a]
A fool takes no pleasure in understanding,
    but only in expressing personal opinion.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:1 Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 18:13 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

13 The one who gives an answer before he listens—
this is foolishness and disgrace for him.

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Proverbs 18:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 If one gives answer before hearing,
    it is folly and shame.

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Proverbs 20:5 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Counsel in a person’s heart is deep water;
but a person of understanding draws it out.

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Proverbs 20:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The purposes in the human mind are like deep water,
    but the intelligent will draw them out.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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Proverbs 23:12 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

12 Apply yourself to discipline
and listen to words of knowledge.

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Proverbs 23:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 Apply your mind to instruction
    and your ear to words of knowledge.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

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