Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?”

King James Version

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

Holman Bible

Now grant me wisdom and knowledge so that I may lead these people, for who can judge this great people of Yours?”

International Standard Version

Give me wisdom now, so I may go in and out among this people, because who can rule this great people that belongs to you?

A Conservative Version

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people. For who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

American Standard Version

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people; for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

Amplified

Give me wisdom and knowledge, so that I may go out and come in [performing my duties] before this people, for [otherwise] who can rule and administer justice to this great people of Yours?”

Bible in Basic English

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, so that I may go out and come in before this people: for who is able to be the judge of this great people of yours?

Darby Translation

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people; for who can judge this thy great people?

Julia Smith Translation

Now wilt thou give to me wisdom and knowledge, and I shall go out before this people, and come in: for who shall judge this thy great people?

King James 2000

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this your people, that are so great?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now, give to me wisdom and knowledge that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can judge this, your great people?"

Modern King James verseion

Give me now wisdom and knowledge that I may go out and come in before this people. For who can judge this Your great people?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore give me wisdom and knowledge how to behave myself unto this people: for who is able to judge this people that is so great?"

NET Bible

Now give me wisdom and discernment so I can effectively lead this nation. Otherwise no one is able to make judicial decisions for this great nation of yours."

New Heart English Bible

Now give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people; for who can judge this your people, that is so great?"

The Emphasized Bible

Now, wisdom and knowledge, give thou unto me, that I may go out before this people, and may come in, - for who can judge this thy people, that is so great?

Webster

Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this thy great people?

World English Bible

Now give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people; for who can judge this your people, that is so great?"

Youngs Literal Translation

now, wisdom and knowledge give to me, and I go out before this people, and I come in, for who doth judge this Thy great people?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

me now wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and knowledge
מדּע מדּע 
Madda` 
Usage: 6

that I may go out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

and come in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Solomon's Prayer For Wisdom

9 Now, O LORD God, let thy word unto David, my father, be established, for thou hast placed me as king over a people like the dust of the earth in multitude. 10 Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can rule this great people of Yours?” 11 And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thy heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth or glory, nor the life of thy enemies, neither yet hast asked long life, but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou may judge my people, over whom I have placed thee as king,


Cross References

Numbers 27:17

who may go out before them, and who may go in before them, and who may lead them out and who may bring them in that the congregation of the LORD not be as sheep without a shepherd.

2 Samuel 5:2

And even yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that didst lead out and bring in Israel; and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

Deuteronomy 31:2

and he said unto them, I am one hundred and twenty years old today; I can no longer go out and come in; also the LORD has said unto me, Thou shalt not pass this Jordan.

1 Kings 3:9

Give, therefore, thy slave a hearing heart to judge thy people that I may discern between good and evil, for who is able to govern this thy so great a people?

2 Corinthians 3:5

Not that we are sufficient of ourselves to think anything as of ourselves, but our sufficiency is of God,

Psalm 119:34

Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart.

Psalm 119:73

JOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me; give me understanding, and I shall learn thy commandments.

Proverbs 2:2-6

so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and apply thine heart to intelligence,

Proverbs 3:13-18

Blessed is the man that has found wisdom and who brings to light intelligence,

Proverbs 4:7

Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

2 Corinthians 2:16

to the one we are the savour of death unto death and to the other the savour of life unto life. And who is sufficient for these things?

James 1:5

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.

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