Proverbs 23 :23

Proverbs 23 :23 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Buy the truth, and sell it not; Yea , wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.

Webster's Revision

Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

World English Bible

Buy the truth, and don't sell it. Get wisdom, discipline, and understanding.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Buy the truth, and sell it not; yea, wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Definitions for Proverbs 23 :23

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 23 :23

Buy the truth - Acquire the knowledge of God at all events; and in order to do this, too much pains, industry, and labor cannot be expended.

And sell it not - When once acquired, let no consideration deprive thee of it. Cleave to and guard it, even at the risk of thy life. Coverdale translates: "Labour for to get the treuth; sell not awaye wissdome."

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 23 :23

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 23 :23

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