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Proverbs 9:9

    Proverbs 9:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give teaching to a wise man, and he will become wiser; give training to an upright man, and his learning will be increased.

    Webster's Revision

    Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

    World English Bible

    Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 9:9

    Give instruction to a wise man - Literally give to the wise, and he will be wise. Whatever you give to such, they reap profit from it. They are like the bee, they extract honey from every flower.