New American Standard Bible
To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity;
King James Bible
To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
Darby Bible Translation
to receive the instruction of wisdom, righteousness and judgment, and equity;
World English Bible
to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice, and equity;
Young's Literal Translation
For receiving the instruction of wisdom, Righteousness, judgment, and uprightness,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Wisdom - Not the same word as in Proverbs 1:2; better, perhaps, thoughtfulness.
Justice - Rather, righteousness. The word in the Hebrew includes the ideas of truth and beneficence as well as "justice."
Judgment - The teaching of the Proverbs is to lead us to pass a right sentence upon human actions, whether our own or another's.
Equity - In the Hebrew (see the margin) the plural is used, and expresses the many varying forms and phases of the one pervading principle.
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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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Listen to counsel and accept discipline, That you may be wise the rest of your days.
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