Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

For Jehovah gives 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:

Darby Translation

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

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 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 shall understand the fear of Jehovah and find the knowledge of God. 6 For Jehovah gives wisdom; out of His mouth come knowledge and understanding. 7 He lays up sound wisdom for the righteous; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly.


Cross References

1 Kings 3:12

behold, I have done according to your words. Lo, I have given you a wise and an understanding heart, so that there was none like you before you, and after you none shall arise like you.

Job 32:8

But a spirit is in man giving them perception, even the breath of the Almighty.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and with no reproach, and it shall be given to him.

1 Kings 3:9

And give to Your servant an understanding heart, to judge Your people, to discern between good and bad. For who is able to judge this, Your great people?

Isaiah 8:20

To the Law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this Word, it is because no light is in them.

Exodus 31:3

And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all workmanship,

1 Kings 4:29

And God gave Solomon exceeding great wisdom and understanding, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the seashore.

1 Chronicles 22:12

Only may Jehovah give you wisdom and understanding, and direct you concerning Israel, so that you may keep the Law of Jehovah your God.

Psalm 19:7

The Law of Jehovah is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of Jehovah is sure, making the simple wise.

Psalm 119:98

Through Your Commandments You make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me.

Psalm 119:104

Through Your Commandments I get understanding; therefore I hate every false way.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life;

Proverbs 8:5-9

O simple ones, understand wisdom; and, fools, be of an understanding heart.

Isaiah 54:13

And all your sons shall be taught of Jehovah; and great shall be the peace of your sons.

Daniel 1:17

As for these four boys, God gave them knowledge and skill in all writing and wisdom. And Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.

Daniel 2:21

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

Daniel 2:23

I thank You, and praise You, O God of my fathers, who has given me wisdom and might, and have made known to me now what we asked of You. For You have now made known to us the king's matter.

Luke 21:15

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

John 6:45

It is written in the Prophets, "And they shall all be taught of God." Therefore everyone who hears and learns from the Father comes to Me.

Ephesians 1:17-18

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him,

James 1:17

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

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