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Proverbs 1:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— To receive instruction in wise dealing, In righteousness and justice and equity;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and equity;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— to receive the instruction of wisdom, righteousness and judgment, and equity;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For receiving the correction of prudence, righteousness and justice, and equity;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For receiving the instruction of wisdom, Righteousness, judgment, and uprightness,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— To understand the words of prudence: and to receive the instruction of doctrine, justice, and judgment, and equity:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— To receiue the instruction of wisdome, iustice, and iudgement & equitie,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— to receive also hard saying, and to understand true justice, and [how] to direct judgement;
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
To receive 3947
{3947} Prime
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
<8800> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 4888
the instruction 4148
{4148} Prime
From H3256; properly chastisement; figuratively reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint.
of wisdom, 7919
{7919} Prime
A primitive root; to be (causeatively make or act) circumspect and hence intelligent.
<8687> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812)
Count - 1162
justice, 6664
{6664} Prime
From H6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity.
and judgment, 4941
{4941} Prime
From H8199; properly a verdict (favorable or unfavorable) pronounced judicially, especially a sentence or formal decree (human or (particularly) divine law, individual or collectively), including the act, the place, the suit, the crime, and the penalty; abstractly justice, including a particular right, or privilege (statutory or customary), or even a style.
and equity; 4339
{4339} Prime
From H3474; evenness, that is, (figuratively) prosperity or concord; also straightness, that is, (figuratively) rectitude (only in plural with singular sense; often adverbially).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 1:1-4.

Proverbs 1:3

_ _ To receive ... of wisdom — For receiving that discipline which discretion imparts. The Hebrew for “wisdom” differs from that of Proverbs 1:2, and denotes rather discreet counsel. Compare the opposite traits of the fool (Proverbs 16:22).

_ _ justice ... equity — all the attributes of one upright in all his relations to God and man.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 1:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 1:3

To receive — Willing to receive the counsels of others. Such as makes men wise and prudent, and to teach just judgments or equity.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 1:3

To receive the (c) instruction of wisdom, (d) justice, and judgment, and equity;

(c) To learn to submit ourselves to the correction of those who are wise.

(d) By living justly and rendering to every man that which belongs to him.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 2:1-9 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; ... Then shalt thou understand righteousness, and judgment, and equity; [yea], every good path.
Proverbs 8:10-11 Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. ... For wisdom [is] better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
Job 22:22 Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.

Heb. equities,
1 Kings 3:28 And all Israel heard of the judgment which the king had judged; and they feared the king: for they saw that the wisdom of God [was] in him, to do judgment.
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