Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increaseth strength.

Holman Bible

A wise warrior is better than a strong one,
and a man of knowledge than one of strength;

International Standard Version

A wise man is strong, and a knowledgeable man grows in strength.

A Conservative Version

A wise man is strong, yea, a man of knowledge increases might.

American Standard Version

A wise man is strong; Yea, a man of knowledge increaseth might,

Amplified

A wise man is strong and is better than a strong man, and a man of knowledge increases and strengthens his power;

Bible in Basic English

A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge makes strength greater.

Darby Translation

A wise man is strong, and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The wise man is strong; and the man of understanding is a mighty man of valour.

Julia Smith Translation

A wise man is in strength, and a man of knowledge strengthens power.

King James 2000

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge increases strength.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The warrior of wisdom [is] in strength, and a man of knowledge is strong [in] power.

Modern King James verseion

A wise man is strong; yes, a man of knowledge increases strength.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wise man is strong; yea, a man of understanding is better than he that is mighty of strength.

NET Bible

A wise warrior is strong, and a man of knowledge makes his strength stronger;

New Heart English Bible

A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength;

The Emphasized Bible

A wise man, is mighty, and, a man of knowledge, becometh alert in vigour.

Webster

A wise man is strong; and a man of knowledge increaseth strength.

World English Bible

A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength;

Youngs Literal Translation

Mighty is the wise in strength, And a man of knowledge is strengthening power,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A wise
חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

man
גּבר 
Geber 
Usage: 65

is strong
עוז עז 
`oz 
Usage: 55

yea, a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

4 And by knowledge the rooms are filled With all precious and pleasant riches. 5 A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power. 6 For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:22

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

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, Every one of them appears before God in Zion.

Proverbs 8:14

"Counsel is mine and sound wisdom; I am understanding, power is mine.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the LORD is a stronghold to the upright, But ruin to the workers of iniquity.

Ecclesiastes 7:19

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

Ecclesiastes 9:14-18

There was a small city with few men in it and a great king came to it, surrounded it and constructed large siegeworks against it.

Isaiah 40:31

Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; They will mount up with wings like eagles, They will run and not get tired, They will walk and not become weary.

Colossians 1:11

strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience; joyously

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