Parallel Verses

NET Bible

By wisdom the Lord laid the foundation of the earth; he established the heavens by understanding.

New American Standard Bible

The Lord by wisdom founded the earth,
By understanding He established the heavens.

King James Version

The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

Holman Bible

The Lord founded the earth by wisdom
and established the heavens by understanding.

International Standard Version

By wisdom the LORD laid the earth's foundations, and by understanding he set the heavens in place.

A Conservative Version

LORD by wisdom founded the earth. By understanding he established the heavens.

American Standard Version

Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding he established the heavens.

Amplified


The Lord by His wisdom has founded the earth;
By His understanding He has established the heavens.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord by wisdom put in position the bases of the earth; by reason he put the heavens in their place.

Darby Translation

Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding he established the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; he prepared the heavens by understanding.

King James 2000

The LORD by wisdom has founded the earth; by understanding has he established the heavens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh in wisdom founded the earth; he established the heavens in understanding.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah has founded the earth by wisdom; by understanding He has founded the heavens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

With wisdom hath the LORD laid the foundation of the earth, and through understanding hath he established the heavens.

New Heart English Bible

By wisdom the LORD founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, in wisdom, founded the earth, establishing the heavens with understanding;

Webster

The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

World English Bible

By wisdom Yahweh founded the earth. By understanding, he established the heavens.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah by wisdom did found the earth, He prepared the heavens by understanding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
by wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

תּובנה תּבוּנה תּבוּןo 
Tabuwn 
Usage: 42

References

Watsons

Context Readings

Role Of Wisdom In Creation And Society

18 She is like a tree of life to those who obtain her, and everyone who grasps hold of her will be blessed. 19 By wisdom the Lord laid the foundation of the earth; he established the heavens by understanding. 20 By his knowledge the primordial sea was broken open, and the clouds drip down dew.



Cross References

Psalm 104:24

How many living things you have made, O Lord! You have exhibited great skill in making all of them; the earth is full of the living things you have made.

Psalm 136:5

to the one who used wisdom to make the heavens, for his loyal love endures,

Proverbs 8:27-29

When he established the heavens, I was there; when he marked out the horizon over the face of the deep,

Jeremiah 10:12

The Lord is the one who by his power made the earth. He is the one who by his wisdom established the world. And by his understanding he spread out the skies.

Jeremiah 51:15

He is the one who by his power made the earth. He is the one who by his wisdom fixed the world in place, by his understanding he spread out the heavens.

John 1:3

All things were created by him, and apart from him not one thing was created that has been created.

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