A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels:
Treasury of Scripture
Proverbs 9:9 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 12:1 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge: but he that hates reproof is brutish.
Job 34:10,16,34 Therefore listen to me you men of understanding: far be it from God, that he should do wickedness; and from the Almighty...
Psalm 119:98-100 You through your commandments have made me wiser than my enemies: for they are ever with me...
1 Corinthians 10:15 I speak as to wise men; judge you what I say.
1 Samuel 25:32,33 And David said to Abigail, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, which sent you this day to meet me...
2 Chronicles 25:16 And it came to pass, as he talked with him, that the king said to him, Are you made of the king's counsel? forbear...
ContextThe Beginning of Knowledge
1The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4To give subtlety to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. 5A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain to wise counsels: 6To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings. 7The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Parallel VersesAmerican Standard Version
That the wise man may hear, and increase in learning; And that the man of understanding may attain unto sound counsels:
A wise man shall hear and shall be wiser: and he that understandeth, shall possess governments.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is wise will hear, and will increase learning; and the intelligent will gain wise counsels:
King James Bible
A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels:
Young's Literal Translation
(The wise doth hear and increaseth learning, And the intelligent doth obtain counsels.)