Proverbs 3:35 {4:1}
Good News Translation
Wise people will gain an honorable reputation, but stupid people will only add to their own disgrace.

Contemporary English Version
You will be praised if you are wise, but you will be disgraced if you are a stubborn fool.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend, that you may know prudence.

New American Bible
The wise will possess glory, but fools will bear shame.

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Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend, that you may know prudence.

wise

Proverbs 4:8 She shall give to thy head increase of graces, and protect thee with a noble crown.

1 Samuel 2:30 Wherefore thus saith the Lord the God of Israel: I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should minister in my sight, for ever. But now saith the Lord: Far be this from me: but whosoever shall glorify me, him will I glorify: but they that despise me, shall be despised.

Psalm 73:24 Thou hast held me by my right hand; and by thy will thou hast conducted me, and with thy glory thou hast received me.

but

Proverbs 13:8 The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but he that is poor, beareth not reprehension.

Psalm 132:18 His enemies I will clothe with confusion: but upon him shall my sanctification flourish.

Isaiah 65:13-15 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold my servants shall eat, and you shall be hungry: behold my servants shall drink, and you shall be thirsty. . . .

Daniel 12:2,3 And many of those that sleep in the dust of the earth, shall awake: some unto life everlasting, and others unto reproach, to see it always. . . .

shall be the promotion of fools

Context
The Blessings of Wisdom
34The wise shall possess glory: the promotion of fools is disgrace. 35Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend, that you may know prudence.
Cross References
Proverbs 8:5
Hear, for I will speak of great things: and my lips shall be opened to preach right things.

Proverbs 13:5
The just shall hate a lying word: but the wicked confoundeth, and shall be confounded.

Daniel 12:3
But they that are learned, shall shine as the brightness of the firmament: and they that instruct many to justice, as stars for all eternity.

Additional Translations
The wise will inherit honor, but fools are held up to shame.The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

The wise shall inherit glory; But shame shall be the promotion of fools.

The wise shall inherit glory; but the ungodly have exalted their own dishonour.

The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of the foolish.

The wise shall inherit glory; but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.

The wise will inherit glory, but shame will be the promotion of fools.

Honour do the wise inherit, And fools are bearing away shame!
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