Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Wisdom strengthens a wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

King James Version

Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men which are in the city.

Holman Bible

Wisdom makes the wise man stronger than ten rulers of a city.

International Standard Version

Wisdom given as strength to a wise person is better than having ten powerful men in the city.

A Conservative Version

Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers that are in a city.

American Standard Version

Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers that are in a city.

Amplified

[True] wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers or valiant generals who are in the city.

Bible in Basic English

Wisdom makes a wise man stronger than ten rulers in a town.

Darby Translation

Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men that are in a city.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men who are in the city.

Julia Smith Translation

Wisdom shall strengthen to the wise one more than ten having power which were in the city.

King James 2000

Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men who are in the city.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wisdom gives more strength to the wise than ten rulers who are in the city.

Modern King James verseion

Wisdom makes the wise stronger than ten mighty ones who are in the city.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wisdom giveth more courage unto the wise, than ten mighty men of the city.

NET Bible

Wisdom gives a wise person more protection than ten rulers in a city.

New Heart English Bible

Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

New simplified Bible

Wisdom strengthens the wise more than ten mighty men who are in the city.

The Emphasized Bible

Wisdom, bringeth more strength to a wise man, than ten heroes, that are in the city.

Webster

Wisdom strengtheneth the wise more than ten mighty men who are in the city.

World English Bible

Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

Youngs Literal Translation

The wisdom giveth strength to a wise man, more than wealth the rulers who have been in a city.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

עזז 
`azaz 
Usage: 12

the wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt 
Usage: 4

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Wisdom Is Valuable, But No One Is Completely Righteous

18 It is good that you grasp one thing and also not let go of the other; for the one who fears God comes forth with both of them. 19 Wisdom strengthens a wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city. 20 Indeed, there is not a righteous man on earth who continually does good and who never sins.


Cross References

Proverbs 21:22

A wise man scales the city of the mighty And brings down the stronghold in which they trust.

Proverbs 24:5

A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.

2 Samuel 20:16-22

Then a wise woman called from the city, "Hear, hear! Please tell Joab, 'Come here that I may speak with you.'"

Ecclesiastes 9:13-18

Also this I came to see as wisdom under the sun, and it impressed me.

Colossians 1:9-11

For this reason also, since the day we heard of it, we have not ceased to pray for you and to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding,

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