Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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,

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 shall its chambers [of every area] be filled with all precious and pleasant riches. 5 A wise man is strong and is better than a strong man, and a man of knowledge increases and strengthens his power; 6 For by wise counsel you can wage your war, and in an abundance of counselors there is victory and safety.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:22

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

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength [increasing in victorious power]; each of them appears before God in Zion.

Proverbs 8:14

I have counsel and sound knowledge, I have understanding, I have might and power.

Proverbs 10:29

The way of the Lord is strength and a stronghold to the upright, but it is destruction to the workers of iniquity.

Ecclesiastes 7:19

[True] wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers or valiant generals who are in the city.

Ecclesiastes 9:14-18

There was a little city with few men in it. And a great king came against it and besieged it and built great bulwarks against it.

Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait for the Lord [who expect, look for, and hope in Him] shall change and renew their strength and power; they shall lift their wings and mount up [close to God] as eagles [mount up to the sun]; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint or become tired.

Colossians 1:11

[We pray] that you may be invigorated and strengthened with all power according to the might of His glory, [to exercise] every kind of endurance and patience (perseverance and forbearance) with joy,

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