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Proverbs 8:33 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Hear instruction, and be wise, And refuse it not.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect [it].
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— hear instruction and be wise, and refuse it not.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Hear ye correction, and be wise, and do not neglect.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Hear instruction, and be wise, and slight not.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Heare instruction, and bee wise, and refuse it not.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— [Absent from Manuscript]
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Hear 8085
{8085} Prime
A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
instruction, 4148
{4148} Prime
From H3256; properly chastisement; figuratively reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint.
and be wise, 2449
{2449} Prime
A primitive root, to be wise (in mind, word or act).
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
and refuse 6544
{6544} Prime
A primitive root; to loosen; by implication to expose, dismiss; figuratively absolve, begin.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
it not. x408
(0408) Complement
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 1:2-3 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; ... To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity;
Proverbs 1:8 My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:
Proverbs 4:1 Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding.
Proverbs 5:1 My son, attend unto my wisdom, [and] bow thine ear to my understanding:
Isaiah 55:1-3 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. ... Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, [even] the sure mercies of David.
Romans 10:16-17 But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report? ... So then faith [cometh] by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.


Proverbs 1:21 She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, [saying],
Psalms 81:11-12 But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would none of me. ... So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust: [and] they walked in their own counsels.
Acts 7:35-37 This Moses whom they refused, saying, Who made thee a ruler and a judge? the same did God send [to be] a ruler and a deliverer by the hand of the angel which appeared to him in the bush. ... This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear.
Hebrews 12:25 See that ye refuse not him that speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much more [shall not] we [escape], if we turn away from him that [speaketh] from heaven:
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