Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 by knowledge the rooms are filled with all rare and beautiful treasure. 5 A wise man has great power; and a knowledgeable man increases strength; 6 for by wise guidance you wage your war; and victory is in many advisors.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:22

A wise man scales the city of the mighty, and brings down the strength of its confidence.

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength. Everyone of them appears before God in Zion.

Proverbs 8:14

Counsel and sound knowledge are mine. I have understanding and power.

Proverbs 10:29

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

Ecclesiastes 7:19

Wisdom is a strength to the wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

Ecclesiastes 9:14-18

There was a little city, and few men within it; and a great king came against it, besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it.

Isaiah 40:31

But those who wait for Yahweh will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.

Colossians 1:11

strengthened with all power, according to the might of his glory, for all endurance and perseverance with joy;

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