Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

References

Images Proverbs 9:10

Context Readings

Foolishness' Banquet

9 Counsel a wise man, and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man, and he will add to his learning. 10 The fear of the LORD is where wisdom begins, and knowing holiness demonstrates understanding. 11 For because of me you will live a long life, and years will be added to your life.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

Job 28:28

He has commanded mankind: "To fear the Lord that is wisdom; to move away from evil that is understanding.'"

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; sound understanding belongs to those who practice it. Praise of God endures forever.

Proverbs 30:3

I never acquired wisdom, but I know what the Holy One knows.

1 Chronicles 28:9

"Now as for you, my son Solomon, get to know the God of your father. Serve him with a sound heart and a devoted soul, because the LORD is searching every heart, every plan and thought. He will be found by you, assuming you are seeking him, but if you abandon him, he will abandon you forever.

Proverbs 2:5

then you will understand the fear of the LORD and learn to know God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let the conclusion of all of these thoughts be heard: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this is what it means to be human.

Matthew 11:27

All things have been entrusted to me by my Father. No one fully knows the Son except the Father, and no one fully knows the Father except the Son and the person to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

John 17:3

And this is eternal life: to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent Jesus the Messiah.

1 John 5:20

We also know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding so that we may know the true God. We are in union with the one who is true, his Son Jesus the Messiah, who is the true God and eternal life.

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