Acquire 1 truth and do not sell it – wisdom, and discipline, and understanding.
Buy the truth and do not sell it; get wisdom, discipline and understanding.
Buy truth, and do not sell it, Get wisdom and instruction and understanding.
Get the truth and don’t ever sell it; also get wisdom, discipline, and discernment.
Buy truth--don't sell it for love or money; buy wisdom, buy education, buy insight.
Get for yourself that which is true, and do not let it go for money; get wisdom and teaching and good sense.
Buy truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
Buy the truth, and do not sell it, Also wisdom and instruction and understanding.
[it] not; [also] wisdom
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1 tn Heb “buy” (so KJV, NASB, NIV, NLT); CEV “Invest in truth.”
sn The sixteenth saying is an instruction to buy/acquire the kind of life that pleases God and brings joy to parents. “Getting truth” would mean getting training in the truth, and getting wisdom and understanding would mean developing the perception and practical knowledge of the truth.