Listen to my instruction 1 so that you may be wise, 2 and do not neglect it.
Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not ignore it.
"Heed instruction and be wise, And do not neglect it.
Listen to my counsel and be wise. Don’t ignore it.
Mark a life of discipline and live wisely; don't squander your precious life.
Take my teaching and be wise; do not let it go.
Hear instruction and be wise, and do not neglect it.
Hear instruction and be wise, And do not disdain it .
and be wise
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to my instruction
so that you may be wise
, and do not
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1 tn Heb “discipline.”
2 tn The construction uses two imperatives joined with the vav (ו); this is a volitive sequence in which result or consequence is being expressed.