Proverbs 1:5 {6}
Good News Translation
These proverbs can even add to the knowledge of the wise and give guidance to the educated,

Contemporary English Version
If you are already wise, you will become even wiser. And if you are smart, you will learn to understand

Douay-Rheims Bible
He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.

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Proverbs 9:9 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.

Proverbs 12:1 He that is good, shall draw grace from the Lord: but he that trusteth in his own devices, doth wickedly.

Job 34:10,16,34 Therefore, ye men of understanding, hear me: far from God be wickedness, and iniquity from the Almighty. . . .

Psalm 119:98-100 Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: for it is ever with me. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:15 I speak as to wise men: judge ye yourselves what I say.

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1 Samuel 25:32,33 And David said to Abigail: Blessed be the Lord the God of Israel, who sent thee this day to meet me, and blessed be thy speech: . . .

2 Chronicles 25:16 And when he spoke these things, he answered him: Art thou the king's counsellor? be quiet, lest I kill thee. And the prophet departing, said: I know that God is minded to kill thee, because thou hast done this evil, and moreover hast not hearkened to my counsel.

Context
The Beginning of Knowledge
4A wise man shall hear, and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth shall possess governments. 5He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.6The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. Fools despise wisdom and instruction.…
Cross References
Proverbs 9:9
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.

Proverbs 14:6
A scorner seeketh wisdom, and findeth it not: the learning of the wise is easy.

Ecclesiastes 9:11
I turned me to another thing, and I saw that under the sun, the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor bread to the wise, nor riches to the learned, nor favour to the skilful: but time and chance in all.

Additional Translations
let the wise listen and gain instruction, and the discerning acquire wise counsel—A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:

That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; And that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:

For by the hearing of these a wise man will be wiser, and man of understanding will gain direction;

He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:

That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; and that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:

that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsel:

(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)
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