Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

New American Standard Bible

For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

King James Version

For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Holman Bible

For the Lord gives wisdom;
from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

International Standard Version

For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

A Conservative Version

For LORD gives wisdom. Out of his mouth [is] knowledge and understanding.

American Standard Version

For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:

Amplified

For the Lord gives skillful and godly Wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Bible in Basic English

For the Lord gives wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and reason:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the LORD gives wisdom; out of his mouth comes knowledge and intelligence.

Julia Smith Translation

For Jehovah will give wisdom: from his mouth knowledge and understanding.

King James 2000

For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For Yahweh will give wisdom; from his mouth [come] knowledge and understanding.

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah gives wisdom; out of His mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For it is the LORD that giveth wisdom, out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

NET Bible

For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

New Heart English Bible

For the LORD gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

The Emphasized Bible

For, Yahweh, giveth wisdom, out of his mouth, knowledge and understanding;

Webster

For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

World English Bible

For Yahweh gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

For Jehovah giveth wisdom, From His mouth knowledge and understanding.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For the Lord

Usage: 0

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

Devotionals

Devotionals about Proverbs 2:6

References

Fausets

Images Proverbs 2:6

Prayers for Proverbs 2:6

Context Readings

The Benefits Of Wisdom

5 then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God. 6 For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding. 7 He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to them that walk in integrity;


Cross References

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I have done according to thy word: behold, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart, so that there hath been none like unto thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.

Job 32:8

But there is a spirit which is in man; and the breath of the Almighty giveth them understanding.

James 1:5

But if any one of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all freely and reproaches not, and it shall be given to him:

1 Kings 3:9

Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, to discern between good and bad; for who is able to judge this thy numerous people?

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, for them there is no daybreak.

Exodus 31:3

and have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in every work,

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon wisdom and very great understanding and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea-shore.

1 Chronicles 22:12

Only, Jehovah give thee wisdom and understanding, and place thee over Israel, and to keep the law of Jehovah thy God.

Psalm 19:7

The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple;

Psalm 119:98

Thy commandments make me wiser than mine enemies; for they are ever with me.

Psalm 119:104

From thy precepts I get understanding; therefore I hate every false path.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp, and the teaching a light, and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Proverbs 8:5-9

O ye simple, understand prudence; and ye foolish, understand sense.

Isaiah 54:13

And all thy children shall be taught of Jehovah, and great shall be the peace of thy children.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21

And it is he that changeth times and seasons; He deposeth kings, and setteth up kings; He giveth wisdom to the wise, And knowledge to them that know understanding.

Daniel 2:23

I thank thee, and I praise thee, O God of my fathers, Who hast given me wisdom and might, And hast made known unto me already what we desired of thee; For thou hast made known unto us the king's matter.

Luke 21:15

for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your opposers shall not be able to reply to or resist.

John 6:45

It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every one that has heard from the Father himself, and has learned of him, comes to me;

Ephesians 1:17-18

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, would give you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the full knowledge of him,

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift comes down from above, from the Father of lights, with whom is no variation nor shadow of turning.

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