Job 28:28



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

King James Version

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

International Standard Version

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

A Conservative Version

And to man he said, Behold, the fear of LORD, that is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding.

American Standard Version

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.

Amplified

But to man He said, Behold, the reverential and worshipful fear of the Lord -- "that is Wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to man, Truly the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to keep from evil is the way to knowledge.

Darby Translation

And unto man he said, Lo, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Holman Bible

He said to mankind, "Look! The fear of the Lord-that is wisdom, and to turn from evil is understanding."

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And unto man he said, Behold, that the fear of the Lord, is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

And he will say to man, Behold, the fear of Jehovah, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

King James 2000

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And to the human beings he said, 'Look, the fear of the Lord [is] wisdom, and to depart from evil [is] understanding.'"

Modern King James verseion

And to man He said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom! And to depart from evil is understanding!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And unto man he said, 'Behold, to fear the LORD is wisdom: and to forsake evil, is understanding.'"

NET Bible

And he said to mankind, 'The fear of the Lord -- that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.'"

New Heart English Bible

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

New simplified Bible

To man he said: 'Respect for Jehovah is wisdom! To stay away from evil is understanding.'

The Emphasized Bible

And said to the son of earth, Lo! the reverence of the Lord, that, is wisdom, and, to avoid evil, is understanding.

Webster

And to man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

World English Bible

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

And He saith to man: -- 'Lo, fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to turn from evil is understanding.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

he said

Usage: 0

Behold, the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord
אדני 
'Adonay 
Usage: 438

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and to depart
שׂוּר סוּר 
Cuwr 
away , depart , remove , aside , take , turn , turn in , take off , go , put , eschewed ,
Usage: 301

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

References

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

27 Then He saw it and declared it; He established it and also searched it out. 28 "And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"



Cross References

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Deuteronomy 4:6

"So keep and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who will hear all these statutes and say, 'Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.'

Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

Proverbs 3:7

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

Deuteronomy 29:29

"The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this law.

Psalm 34:14

Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.

Proverbs 8:4-5

"To you, O men, I call, And my voice is to the sons of men.

Proverbs 8:26-32

While He had not yet made the earth and the fields, Nor the first dust of the world.

Proverbs 13:14

The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who watches his way preserves his life.

Isaiah 1:16

"Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight Cease to do evil,

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, the firm foundation of God stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are His," and, "Everyone who names the name of the Lord is to abstain from wickedness."

James 3:13-17

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:11

"HE MUST TURN AWAY FROM EVIL AND DO GOOD; HE MUST SEEK PEACE AND PURSUE IT.



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