Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Yahweh possessed me, [the] first of his ways, before his acts {of old}.

New American Standard Bible

"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.

King James Version

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Holman Bible

The Lord made me at the beginning of His creation, before His works of long ago.

International Standard Version

"The LORD made me as he began his planning, before his ancient activity commenced.

A Conservative Version

LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

American Standard Version

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, Before his works of old.

Amplified

The Lord formed and brought me [Wisdom] forth at the beginning of His way, before His acts of old.

Bible in Basic English

The Lord made me as the start of his way, the first of his works in the past.

Darby Translation

Jehovah possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Julia Smith Translation

Jehovah set me up the beginning of his way, before his works from ancient time.

King James 2000

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Modern King James verseion

Jehovah possessed me from the beginning of His way, before His works of old.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"The LORD himself had me in possession in the beginning of his ways, before he began his works afore time.

NET Bible

The Lord created me as the beginning of his works, before his deeds of long ago.

New Heart English Bible

"The LORD created me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

The Emphasized Bible

Yahweh, had constituted me the beginning of his way, before his works, at the commencement of that time;

Webster

The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

World English Bible

"Yahweh possessed me in the beginning of his work, before his deeds of old.

Youngs Literal Translation

Jehovah possessed me -- the beginning of His way, Before His works since then.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
me in the beginning
ראשׁית 
Re'shiyth 
Usage: 51

of his way
דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

קדמה קדם 
Qedem 
Usage: 87

מפעלה מפעל 
Miph`al 
Usage: 3

References

Context Readings

Wisdom At Creation

21 [in order] to endow those who love me [with] wealth, and I will fill their treasuries. 22 "Yahweh possessed me, [the] first of his ways, before his acts {of old}. 23 From eternity, I was set up from [the] first, from the beginning of the earth.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:19

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

Job 28:26-28

{when he made} a rule for the rain and a way for [the] thunder's lightning bolt,

Psalm 104:24

How many are your works, O Yahweh; all of them you have done in wisdom. The earth is full of your creatures.

John 1:1-2

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Colossians 1:17

and he himself is before all [things], and in him all [things] are held together,

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