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Proverbs 19:27

    Proverbs 19:27 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causeth to err from the words of knowledge.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Cease, my son, to hear the instruction that causes to err from the words of knowledge.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Cease, my son, to hear instruction Only to err from the words of knowledge.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    A son who no longer gives attention to teaching is turned away from the words of knowledge.

    Webster's Revision

    Cease, my son, to hear instruction Only to err from the words of knowledge.

    World English Bible

    If you stop listening to instruction, my son, you will stray from the words of knowledge.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Cease, my son, to hear instruction only to err from the words of knowledge.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19:27

    Cease, my son - Hear nothing that would lead thee away from God and his truth.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:27

    literally, Cease, my son, to hear instruction, that thou mayest err from the words of knowledge; advice given ironically to do that to which his weakness leads him, with a clear knowledge of the evil to which he is drifting.