Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then I was beside Him, as a master workman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always before Him,

King James Version

Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;

Holman Bible

I was a skilled craftsman beside Him.
I was His delight every day,
always rejoicing before Him.

International Standard Version

Then I was with him, his master craftsman I was his delight daily, continuously rejoicing in his presence,

A Conservative Version

then I was by him, a master workman. And I was daily [his] delight, rejoicing always before him,

American Standard Version

Then I was by him, as a master workman; And I was daily his delight, Rejoicing always before him,

Amplified

Then I [Wisdom] was beside Him as a master and director of the work; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing before Him always,

Bible in Basic English

Then I was by his side, as a master workman: and I was his delight from day to day, playing before him at all times;

Darby Translation

then I was by him his nursling, and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;

Julia Smith Translation

And I shall be near him the builder, and I shall be a delight of day, day, smiling before him in all time

King James 2000

Then I was by him, like a master workman: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;

Lexham Expanded Bible

I was {beside} him, a master workman, and I was delighting day by day, rejoicing before him {always},

Modern King James verseion

even I was a workman at His side; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing always before Him;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I was with him, ordering all things, delighting daily, and rejoicing always before him.

NET Bible

then I was beside him as a master craftsman, and I was his delight day by day, rejoicing before him at all times,

New Heart English Bible

then I was the craftsman by his side. I was a delight day by day, always rejoicing before him,

The Emphasized Bible

Then became I beside him, a firm and sure worker, then became I filled with delight, day by day, exulting before him on every occasion;

Webster

Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;

World English Bible

then I was the craftsman by his side. I was a delight day by day, always rejoicing before him,

Youngs Literal Translation

Then I am near Him, a workman, And I am a delight -- day by day. Rejoicing before Him at all times,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Then I was by him
אצל 
'etsel 
by, beside, by ..., near, at, with ..., from ..., against, close, to, toward, unto, with
Usage: 61

as one brought up
אמון 
'amown 
Usage: 1

with him and I was daily
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

שׁעשׁע 
Sha`shua` 
Usage: 9

שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

עת 
`eth 
Usage: 296

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Wisdom At Creation

29 when he gave to the sea his decree that the waters should not pass his commandment, when he appointed the foundations of the earth, 30 Then I was beside Him, as a master workman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always before Him, 31 I am content in the circumference of his earth, and my contentment is with the sons of men.


Cross References

Isaiah 42:1

Behold my slave, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he shall give judgment unto the Gentiles.

John 1:1-3

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

Matthew 3:17

and, behold, a voice from the heavens, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 17:5

While he yet spoke, behold, a cloud of light overshadowed them, and, behold, a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.

John 1:18

No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

John 12:28

Father, clarify thy name. Then there came a voice from the heaven, saying, I have clarified it and will clarify it again.

John 16:28

I came forth from the Father and am come into the world; again, I leave the world and go to the Father.

Colossians 1:13

who has delivered us from the power of darkness, and has translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son,

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