Proverbs 5:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
that you may maintain discretion and your lips may preserve knowledge.

New Living Translation
Then you will show discernment, and your lips will express what you’ve learned.

English Standard Version
that you may keep discretion, and your lips may guard knowledge.

Berean Study Bible
that you may maintain discretion and your lips may preserve knowledge.

New American Standard Bible
So that you may maintain discretion And your lips may comply with knowledge.

NASB 1995
That you may observe discretion And your lips may reserve knowledge.

NASB 1977
That you may observe discretion, And your lips may reserve knowledge.

Amplified Bible
That you may exercise discrimination and discretion (good judgment), And your lips may reserve knowledge and answer wisely [to temptation].

Christian Standard Bible
so that you may maintain discretion and your lips safeguard knowledge.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
so that you may maintain discretion and your lips safeguard knowledge.

Contemporary English Version
you will have sound judgment, and you will always know the right thing to say.

Good News Translation
Then you will know how to behave properly, and your words will show that you have knowledge.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
so that you may act with foresight and speak with insight.

International Standard Version
so you may carefully practice discretion and your lips preserve knowledge.

NET Bible
in order to safeguard discretion, and that your lips may guard knowledge.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.

New King James Version
That you may preserve discretion, And your lips may keep knowledge.

King James 2000 Bible
That you may preserve discretion, and that your lips may keep knowledge.

New Heart English Bible
that you may maintain discretion, that your lips may preserve knowledge.

World English Bible
that you may maintain discretion, that your lips may preserve knowledge.

American King James Version
That you may regard discretion, and that your lips may keep knowledge.

American Standard Version
That thou mayest preserve discretion, And that thy lips may keep knowledge.

A Faithful Version
That you may keep discretion, and that your lips may keep knowledge.

Darby Bible Translation
that thou mayest keep reflection, and that thy lips may preserve knowledge.

English Revised Version
That thou mayest preserve discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.

Webster's Bible Translation
That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
That thou maiest regarde counsell, and thy lippes obserue knowledge.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
That thou mayest regarde good counsell, and that thy lippes may kepe knowledge.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
yt thou mayest regarde good councell, and that thy lippes maye kepe nurtoure.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
To observe thoughtfulness, "" And your lips keep knowledge.

Young's Literal Translation
To observe thoughtfulness, And knowledge do thy lips keep.

Smith's Literal Translation
To watch meditation, and thy lips shall guard knowledge.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
That thou mayst keep thoughts, and thy lips may preserve instruction. Mind not the deceit of a woman.

Catholic Public Domain Version
so that you may guard your thinking, and so that your lips may preserve discipline. Do not pay attention to the deceit of a woman.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
So that you heed counsel and your lips will keep knowledge.

Lamsa Bible
That you may heed counsel and that your lips may keep knowledge.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
That thou mayest preserve discretion, And that thy lips may keep knowledge.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
that thou mayest keep good understanding, and the discretion of my lips gives thee a charge. Give no heed to a worthless woman;








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