Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For the Lord gives wisdom;
from 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.

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:

Darby Translation

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

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 you will understand the fear of the Lord
and discover the knowledge of God.
6 For the Lord gives wisdom;
from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
7 He stores up success for the upright;
He is a shield for those who live with integrity


Cross References

1 Kings 3:12

I will therefore do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and understanding heart, so that there has never been anyone like you before and never will be again.

Job 32:8

But it is a spirit in man
and the breath of the Almighty
that give him understanding.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.

1 Kings 3:9

So give Your servant an obedient heart to judge Your people and to discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?”

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, there will be no dawn for them.

Exodus 31:3

I have filled him with God’s Spirit, with wisdom, understanding, and ability in every craft

1 Kings 4:29

God gave Solomon wisdom, very great insight, and understanding as vast as the sand on the seashore.

1 Chronicles 22:12

Above all, may the Lord give you insight and understanding when He puts you in charge of Israel so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God.

Psalm 19:7

The instruction of the Lord is perfect,
renewing one’s life;
the testimony of the Lord is trustworthy,
making the inexperienced wise.

Psalm 119:98

Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,
for they are always with me.

Psalm 119:104

I gain understanding from Your precepts;
therefore I hate every false way.

Proverbs 6:23

For a command is a lamp, teaching is a light,
and corrective discipline is the way to life.

Proverbs 8:5-9

Learn to be shrewd, you who are inexperienced;
develop common sense, you who are foolish.

Isaiah 54:13

Then all your children will be taught by the Lord,
their prosperity will be great,

Daniel 1:17

God gave these four young men knowledge and understanding in every kind of literature and wisdom. Daniel also understood visions and dreams of every kind.

Daniel 2:21

He changes the times and seasons;
He removes kings and establishes kings.
He gives wisdom to the wise
and knowledge to those
who have understanding.

Daniel 2:23

I offer thanks and praise to You,
God of my fathers,
because You have given me
wisdom and power.
And now You have let me know
what we asked of You,
for You have let us know
the king’s mystery.

Luke 21:15

for I will give you such wordsand a wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

John 6:45

It is written in the Prophets:And they will all be taught by God.Everyone who has listened to and learned from the Father comes to Me—

Ephesians 1:17-18

I pray that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, would give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.

James 1:17

Every generous act and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights; with Him there is no variation or shadow cast by turning.

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