Proverbs 13:20
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

King James Bible
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.

Darby Bible Translation
He that walketh with wise men becometh wise; but a companion of the foolish will be depraved.

World English Bible
One who walks with wise men grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.

Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is walking with wise men is wise, And a companion of fools suffereth evil.

Proverbs 13:20 Parallel
Commentary

Proverbs 13:20 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Practical Methods of Studying the Old Testament
[Sidenote: The various methods of approach] The Old Testament may be studied as literature, as history, as the record of an important stage in the evolution of religion, as the revelation of God to the race, or as a practical aid to the individual in living the true life. Each angle of approach calls for different methods and yields its correspondingly rich results. Studied in accordance with the canons of modern literary investigation, a literature is disclosed of surpassing variety, beauty, and
Charles Foster Kent—The Origin & Permanent Value of the Old Testament

"And this is his Commandment," &C.
1 John iii. 23.--"And this is his commandment," &c. There are different tempers of mind among men, some more smooth and pliable, others more refractory and froward. Some may be persuaded by love, who cannot be constrained by fear. With some a request will more prevail than a command. Others again are of a harsher disposition. Love and condescension doth rather embolden them, and therefore they must be restrained with the bridle of authority. It would seem that the Lord hath some regard to this in
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
2 Chronicles 10:8
But he forsook the counsel of the elders which they had given him, and consulted with the young men who grew up with him and served him.

2 Chronicles 22:4
He did evil in the sight of the LORD like the house of Ahab, for they were his counselors after the death of his father, to his destruction.

Proverbs 2:20
So you will walk in the way of good men And keep to the paths of the righteous.

Proverbs 13:19
Desire realized is sweet to the soul, But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.

Proverbs 15:31
He whose ear listens to the life-giving reproof Will dwell among the wise.

Jump to Previous
Broken Companion Company Depraved Destroyed Evil Foolish Fools Grows Harm Keeps Smart Suffer Suffereth Suffers Walk Walketh Walking Walks Wise
Jump to Next
Broken Companion Company Depraved Destroyed Evil Foolish Fools Grows Harm Keeps Smart Suffer Suffereth Suffers Walk Walketh Walking Walks Wise
Links
Proverbs 13:20 NIV
Proverbs 13:20 NLT
Proverbs 13:20 ESV
Proverbs 13:20 NASB
Proverbs 13:20 KJV

Proverbs 13:20 Bible Apps
Proverbs 13:20 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 13:20 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 13:20 French Bible
Proverbs 13:20 German Bible

Proverbs 13:20 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Proverbs 13:19
Top of Page
Top of Page