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Proverbs 7:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, A young man void of understanding,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And I saw among the naive, [And] discerned among the youths A young man lacking sense,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the sons, a young man void of understanding,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And saw among the simple ones, discerned among the youths, A young man lacking sense;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And I do see among the simple ones, I discern among the sons, A young man lacking understanding,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And I see little ones, I behold a foolish young man,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And behelde among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a yong man void of vnderstanding,
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— passing by the corner in the passages near her house,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding,

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And beheld 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
among the simple ones, 6612
{6612} Prime
פְּתִי
p@thiy
{peth-ee'}
From H6601; silly (that is, seducible).
I discerned 995
{0995} Prime
בִּין
biyn
{bene}
A primitive root; to separate mentally (or distinguish), that is, (generally) understand.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
among the youths, 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
a young man 5288
{5288} Prime
נַעַר
na`ar
{nah'-ar}
From H5287; (concretely) a boy (as active), from the age of infancy to adolescence; by implication a servant; also (by interchange of sex), a girl (of similar latitude in age).
void 2638
{2638} Prime
חָסֵר
chacer
{khaw-sare'}
From H2637; lacking; hence without.
of understanding, 3820
{3820} Prime
לֵב
leb
{labe}
A form of H3824; the heart; also used (figuratively) very widely for the feelings, the will and even the intellect; likewise for the centre of anything.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 7:7

_ _ simple — as in Proverbs 1:4.

_ _ void of, etc. — (Compare Proverbs 6:32).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 7:6-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the simple:

Proverbs 1:4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion.
Proverbs 1:22 How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 1:32 For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Proverbs 8:5 O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.
Proverbs 14:15 The simple believeth every word: but the prudent [man] looketh well to his going.
Proverbs 14:18 The simple inherit folly: but the prudent are crowned with knowledge.
Proverbs 19:25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that hath understanding, [and] he will understand knowledge.
Proverbs 22:3 A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Proverbs 27:12 A prudent [man] foreseeth the evil, [and] hideth himself; [but] the simple pass on, [and] are punished.
Psalms 19:7 The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple.
Psalms 119:130 The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple.
Romans 16:18-19 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple. ... For your obedience is come abroad unto all [men]. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.

the youths:
Heb. the sons

void:

Proverbs 6:32 [But] whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he [that] doeth it destroyeth his own soul.
Proverbs 9:4 Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither: [as for] him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,
Proverbs 9:16 Whoso [is] simple, let him turn in hither: and [as for] him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him,
Proverbs 10:13 In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod [is] for the back of him that is void of understanding.
Proverbs 12:11 He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain [persons is] void of understanding.
Proverbs 19:2 Also, [that] the soul [be] without knowledge, [it is] not good; and he that hasteth with [his] feet sinneth.
Proverbs 24:30 I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
Jeremiah 4:22 For my people [is] foolish, they have not known me; they [are] sottish children, and they have none understanding: they [are] wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.
Matthew 15:16 And Jesus said, Are ye also yet without understanding?
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Ps 19:7; 119:130. Pv 1:4, 22, 32; 6:32; 8:5; 9:4, 16; 10:13; 12:11; 14:15, 18; 19:2, 25; 22:3; 24:30; 27:12. Jr 4:22. Mt 15:16. Ro 16:18.

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