King James Version
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
Darby Bible Translation
to understand a proverb and an allegory, the words of the wise and their enigmas.
World English Bible
to understand a proverb, and parables, the words and riddles of the wise.
Young's Literal Translation
For understanding a proverb and its sweetness, Words of the wise and their acute sayings.
Proverbs 1:6 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
the interpretation: or, an eloquent speech
To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.Proverbs 1:6 Parallel Commentaries
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Richard Baxter, was born in 1615, at Rowton, near Shrewsbury, in England. After surmounting great difficulties in securing an education for the ministry he was ordained in 1638, in the Church of England, his first important charge being that of Kidderminster, where he established his reputation as a powerful evangelical and controversial preacher. Altho opposed to Cromwell's extreme acts, he became a chaplain in the army of the Rebellion. His influence was all on the side of peace, however, and at …
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With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.
I will open my mouth in a parable: I will utter dark sayings of old:
These things also belong to the wise. It is not good to have respect of persons in judgment.
The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.
And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.
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