Proverbs 9:6 {7}
Good News Translation
Leave the company of ignorant people, and live. Follow the way of knowledge."

Contemporary English Version
If you want to live, give up your foolishness and let understanding guide your steps."

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that teacheth a scorner, doth an injury to himself; and he that rebuketh a wicked man, getteth himself a blot.

New American Bible
Forsake foolishness that you may live; advance in the way of understanding.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that teacheth a scorner, doth an injury to himself; and he that rebuketh a wicked man, getteth himself a blot.

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Proverbs 4:14,15 Flee from it, pass not by it: go aside, and forsake it. . . .

Proverbs 13:20 He that walketh with the wise, shall be wise: a friend of fools shall become like to them.

Psalm 26:4-6 I have not sat with the council of vanity: neither will I go in with the doers of unjust things. . . .

Psalm 45:10 Hearken, O daughter, and see, and incline thy ear: and forget thy people and thy father's house.

Psalm 119:115 Depart from me, ye malignant: and I will search the commandments of my God.

Acts 2:40 And with very many other words did he testify and exhort them, saying: Save yourselves from this perverse generation.

2 Corinthians 6:17 Wherefore: Go out from among them and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing:

Revelation 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying: Go out from her, my people; that you be not partakers of her sins and that you receive not of her plagues.

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Proverbs 4:11 Which when thou shalt have entered, thy steps shall not be straitened, and when thou runnest, thou shalt not meet a stumblingblock.

Proverbs 10:17 Lying lips hide hatred: he that uttereth reproach, is foolish.

Matthew 7:13,14 Enter ye in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in thereat. . . .

Luke 13:24 Strive to enter by the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter and shall not be able.

Context
The Way of Wisdom
5Forsake childishness, and live, and walk by the ways of prudence. 6He that teacheth a scorner, doth an injury to himself; and he that rebuketh a wicked man, getteth himself a blot.7Rebuke not a scorner, lest he hate thee. Rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.…
Cross References
Proverbs 8:35
But he that shall sin against me shall hurt his own soul. All that hate me love death.

Proverbs 9:11
If thou be wise, thou shalt be so to thyself: and if a scorner, thou alone shalt bear the evil.

Proverbs 23:19
Hear thou, my son, and be wise: and guide thy mind in the way.

Ezekiel 11:20
That they may walk in my commandments, and keep my judgments, and do them: and that they may be my people, and I may be their God.

Ezekiel 37:24
And my servant David shall be king over them, and they shall have one shepherd: they shall walk in my judgments, and shall keep my commandments, and shall do them.

Additional Translations
Leave your folly behind, and you will live; walk in the way of understanding.”Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Leave off, ye simple ones, and live; And walk in the way of understanding.

Leave folly, that ye may reign for ever; and seek wisdom, and improve understanding by knowledge.

Forsake follies and live, and go in the way of intelligence.

Leave off, ye simple ones, and live; and walk in the way of understanding.

Forsake the foolish, and live; and go in the way of understanding.

Leave your simple ways, and live. Walk in the way of understanding."

Forsake ye, the simple, and live, And be happy in the way of understanding.
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