Choose my instruction instead of silver, knowledge rather than choice gold,
"Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.
"Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge over pure gold.
Prefer my life-disciplines over chasing after money, and God-knowledge over a lucrative career.
Take my teaching, and not silver; get knowledge in place of the best gold.
Take my instruction instead of silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold;
Receive my instruction, and not silver, And knowledge rather than choice gold;
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1 tn Heb “discipline.” The term refers to instruction that trains with discipline (e.g., Prov 1:2).
2 tn Heb “and not” (so KJV, NASB); NAB “in preference to.”