Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

Holman Bible

He said to mankind,
“The fear of the Lord is this: wisdom.
And to turn 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.

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.'"

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 
Usage: 301

References

Hastings

Job

Morish

Context Readings

Job's Discourse On Wisdom

27 Then he saw, and he will recount it; he prepared it, and also he searched it out 28 And he will say to man, Behold, the fear of Jehovah, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.



Cross References

Psalm 111:10

The beginning of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah: a good understanding to all doing them: his praise stands forever.

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge: the foolish despised wisdom and instruction.

Deuteronomy 4:6

And watch and do: for it is your wisdom and your understanding before the eyes of the peoples who shall hear all these laws, and say, Only this great nation a wise and understanding people.

Proverbs 9:10

The beginning of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, and the knowledge of the holy ones is understanding.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

We will hear the end of all the word: Fear thou God, and watch his commands: for this is all man.

Proverbs 3:7

Thou shalt not be wise in thine eyes: fear Jehovah and depart from evil.

Deuteronomy 29:29

Hidden things to Jehovah our God: and uncovered things to us and to our sons to forever, to do all the words of this law.

Psalm 34:14

Turn away from evil, and do good; seek peace and pursue it

Proverbs 8:4-5

To you, ye men, I shall call, and my voice is to the sons of man.

Proverbs 8:26-32

Yet he made not the earth and the fields, and the head of the clods of the habitable globe.

Proverbs 13:14

The law of the wise one a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: to watch his ways the guarding of his soul.

Isaiah 1:16

Wash ye, cleanse yourselves: turn away evil from your doings from before mine eyes; leave off the evil;

2 Timothy 2:19

Truly the firm foundation of God has stood, having this seal, The Lord knows them being his. And, Let every one naming the name of Christ remove from iniquity.

James 3:13-17

Who wise and knowing among you? let him show out of a good mode of life his works in meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 3:11

Let him bend away from evil, and do good; let him seek peace, and follow it.

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