Proverbs 9:10



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

King James Version

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

International Standard Version

The fear of the LORD is where wisdom begins, and knowing holiness demonstrates understanding.

A Conservative Version

The fear of LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy is understanding.

American Standard Version

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Amplified

The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord is the beginning (the chief and choice part) of Wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight and understanding.

Bible in Basic English

The fear of the Lord is the start of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One gives a wise mind

Darby Translation

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; and the knowledge of the Holy is intelligence.

Holman Bible

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

Julia Smith Translation

The beginning of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, and the knowledge of the holy ones is understanding.

King James 2000

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The start of wisdom is fear of Yahweh, and knowledge of the Holy One, insight.

Modern King James verseion

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom; and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of holy things is understanding.

NET Bible

The beginning of wisdom is to fear the Lord, and acknowledging the Holy One is understanding.

New Heart English Bible

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

New simplified Bible

Respect for Jehovah is the beginning of wisdom. Knowledge of the holy One is understanding (discernment) (truth) (wisdom).

The Emphasized Bible

The beginning of wisdom, is the reverence of Yahweh, and, the knowledge of the Holy, is understanding;

Webster

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

World English Bible

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Youngs Literal Translation

The commencement of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, And a knowledge of the Holy Ones is understanding.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

is the beginning
תּחלּה 
T@chillah 
Usage: 22

of wisdom
חכמה 
Chokmah 
Usage: 149

and the knowledge
דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

of the holy
קדשׁ קדושׁ 
Qadowsh 
Usage: 116

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 9:10

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Context Readings

Foolishness' Banquet

9 Give instruction to a wise man and he will be still wiser, Teach a righteous man and he will increase his learning. 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. 11 For by me your days will be multiplied, And years of life will be added to you.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Job 28:28

"And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments; His praise endures forever.

Proverbs 30:3

Neither have I learned wisdom, Nor do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"As for you, my son Solomon, know the God of your father, and serve Him with a whole heart and a willing mind; for the LORD searches all hearts, and understands every intent of the thoughts If you seek Him, He will let you find Him; but if you forsake Him, He will reject you forever.

Proverbs 2:5

Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the knowledge of God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The conclusion, when all has been heard, is: fear God and keep His commandments, because this applies to every person.

Matthew 11:27

"All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him.

John 17:3

"This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding so that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ This is the true God and eternal life.



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