King James Version
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Darby Bible Translation
Impart to a wise man, and he will become yet wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase learning.
World English Bible
Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
Young's Literal Translation
Give to the wise, and he is wiser still, Make known to the righteous, And he increaseth learning.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.Proverbs 9:9 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryLetter xxi (Circa A. D. 1128) to the Abbot of S. John at Chartres
To the Abbot of S. John at Chartres Bernard dissuades him from resigning his charge, and undertaking a Pilgrimage to Jerusalem. 1. As regards the matters about which you were so good as to consult so humble a person as myself, I had at first determined not to reply. Not because I had any doubt what to say, but because it seemed to me unnecessary or even presumptuous to give counsel to a man of sense and wisdom. But considering that it usually happens that the greater number of persons of sense--or …
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux
To Pastors and Teachers
From his Entrance on the Ministry in 1815, to his Commission to Reside in Germany in 1820
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Wise men lay up knowledge: but the mouth of the foolish is near destruction.
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