Proverbs 9:9 {10}
Good News Translation
Anything you say to the wise will make them wiser. Whatever you tell the righteous will add to their knowledge.

Contemporary English Version
If you have good sense, instruction will help you to have even better sense. And if you live right, education will help you to know even more.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.

New American Bible
Instruct the wise, and they become still wiser; teach the just, and they advance in learning.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

Proverbs 1:5 He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.

Proverbs 25:12 As an earring of gold and a bright pearl, so is he that reproveth the wise, and the obedient ear.

Hosea 6:3 He will revive us after two days: on the third day he will raise us up, and we shall live in his sight. We shall know, and we shall follow on, that we may know the Lord. His going forth is prepared as the morning light, and he will come to us as the early and the latter rain to the earth.

Matthew 13:11,12 Who answered and said to them: Because to you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven: but to them it is not given. . . .

2 Peter 3:18 But grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and unto the day of eternity, Amen.

1 John 2:20,21 But you have the unction from the Holy One and know all things. . . .

1 John 5:13 These things I write to you that you may know that you have eternal life: you who believe in the name of the Son of God.

Context
The Way of Wisdom
8Give an occasion to a wise man, and wisdom shall be added to him. Teach a just man, and he shall make haste to receive it. 9The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is prudence.10For by me shall thy days be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.…
Cross References
Proverbs 1:5
He shall understand a parable and the interpretation, the words of the wise, and their mysterious sayings.

Proverbs 10:14
The substance of a rich man is the city of his strength: the fear of the poor is their poverty.

Additional Translations
Instruct a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will increase his learning.Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

Give an opportunity to a wise man, and he will be wiser: instruct a just man, and he will receive more instruction.

Impart to a wise [man], and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous [man], and he will increase learning.

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
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