Proverbs 22:3
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New American Standard Bible
The prudent sees the evil and hides himself, But the naive go on, and are punished for it.

King James Bible
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Darby Bible Translation
A prudent man seeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

World English Bible
A prudent man sees danger, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

Young's Literal Translation
The prudent hath seen the evil, and is hidden, And the simple have passed on, and are punished.

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The Formation of Habits.
School Sermon. Proverbs xxii. 6. "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." INTRODUCTION.--There is a district, high up in the Black Forest, where the ground is full of springs. It is a plain some nine hundred feet above the sea. Thousands upon thousands of little springs gush out of the soil; you seem to be on the rose of a vast watering-can. Now, from this great source flow a good many rivers, and they flow in very different, nay, opposite directions.
S. Baring-Gould—The Village Pulpit, Volume II. Trinity to Advent

He Accuses Abaelard for Preferring his Own Opinions and Even Fancies to the Unanimous Consent of the Fathers, Especially Where He Declares that Christ did Not
He accuses Abaelard for preferring his own opinions and even fancies to the unanimous consent of the Fathers, especially where he declares that Christ did not become incarnate in order to save man from the power of the devil. 11. I find in a book of his sentences, and also in an exposition of his of the Epistle to the Romans, that this rash inquirer into the Divine Majesty attacks the mystery of our Redemption. He admits in the very beginning of his disputation that there has never been but one conclusion
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Proverbs 1:22
"How long, O naive ones, will you love being simple-minded? And scoffers delight themselves in scoffing And fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 14:16
A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless.

Proverbs 22:4
The reward of humility and the fear of the LORD Are riches, honor and life.

Proverbs 27:12
A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.

Isaiah 26:20
Come, my people, enter into your rooms And close your doors behind you; Hide for a little while Until indignation runs its course.

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