箴言 Proverbs


Chapter Verses
1:1
以色列王大卫儿子所罗门的箴言。
The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:
1:2
要使人晓得智慧和训诲。分辨通达的言语。
for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insight;
1:3
使人处事,领受智慧,仁义,公平,正直的训诲。
for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair;
1:4
使愚人灵明,使少年人有知识和谋略。
for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young-
1:5
使智慧人听见,增长学问。使聪明人得着智谋。
let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance-
1:6
使人明白箴言和譬喻,懂得智慧人的言词和谜语。
for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise.
1:7
敬畏耶和华是知识的开端。愚妄人藐视智慧和训诲。
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline. Exhortations to Embrace Wisdom
1:8
我儿,要听你父亲的训诲,不可离弃你母亲的法则。(或作指教)
Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.
1:9
因为这要作你头上的华冠,你项上的金链。
They will be a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.
1:10
我儿,恶人若引诱你,你不可随从。
My son, if sinners entice you, do not give in to them.
1:11
他们若说,你与我们同去,我们要埋伏流人之血,要蹲伏害无罪之人。
If they say, "Come along with us; let's lie in wait for someone's blood, let's waylay some harmless soul;
1:12
我们好像阴间,把他们活活吞下。他们如同下坑的人,被我们囫囵吞了。
let's swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit;
1:13
我们必得各样宝物,将所掳来的装满房屋。
we will get all sorts of valuable things and fill our houses with plunder;
1:14
你与我们大家同分。我们共用一个囊袋。
throw in your lot with us, and we will share a common purse"-
1:15
我儿,不要与他们同行一道。禁止你脚走他们的路。
my son, do not go along with them, do not set foot on their paths;
1:16
因为他们的脚奔跑行恶,他们急速流人的血。
for their feet rush into sin, they are swift to shed blood.
1:17
好像飞鸟,网罗设在眼前仍不躲避。
How useless to spread a net in full view of all the birds!
1:18
这些人埋伏,是为自流己血。蹲伏是为自害己命。
These men lie in wait for their own blood; they waylay only themselves!
1:19
凡贪恋财利的,所行之路,都是如此。这贪恋之心,乃夺去得财者之命。
Such is the end of all who go after ill-gotten gain; it takes away the lives of those who get it.
1:20
智慧在街市上呼喊,在宽阔处发声。
Wisdom calls aloud in the street, she raises her voice in the public squares;
1:21
在热闹街头喊叫,在城门口,在城中发出言语。
at the head of the noisy streets she cries out, in the gateways of the city she makes her speech:
1:22
说你们愚昧人喜爱愚昧,亵慢人喜欢亵慢,愚顽人恨恶知识,要到几时呢?
How long will you simple ones love your simple ways? How long will mockers delight in mockery and fools hate knowledge?
1:23
你们当因我的责备回转。我要将我的灵浇灌你们,将我的话指示你们。
If you had responded to my rebuke, I would have poured out my heart to you and made my thoughts known to you.
1:24
我呼唤你们不肯听从。我伸手,无人理会。
But since you rejected me when I called and no one gave heed when I stretched out my hand,
1:25
反轻弃我一切的劝戒,不肯受我的责备。
since you ignored all my advice and would not accept my rebuke,
1:26
你们遭灾难,我就发笑惊恐临到你们,我必嗤笑。
I in turn will laugh at your disaster; I will mock when calamity overtakes you-
1:27
惊恐临到你们,好像狂风,灾难来到,如同暴风。急难痛苦临到你们身上。
when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when disaster sweeps over you like a whirlwind, when distress and trouble overwhelm you.
1:28
那时,你们必呼求我,我却不答应,恳切的寻找我,却寻不见。
Then they will call to me but I will not answer; they will look for me but will not find me.
1:29
因为你们恨恶知识,不喜爱敬畏耶和华,
Since they hated knowledge and did not choose to fear the Lord ,
1:30
不听我的劝戒,藐视我一切的责备,
since they would not accept my advice and spurned my rebuke,
1:31
所以必吃自结的果子,充满自设的计谋。
they will eat the fruit of their ways and be filled with the fruit of their schemes.
1:32
愚昧人背道,必杀己身,愚顽人安逸,必害己命。
For the waywardness of the simple will kill them, and the complacency of fools will destroy them;
1:33
惟有听从我的,必安然居住,得享安静,不怕灾祸。
but whoever listens to me will live in safety and be at ease, without fear of harm."