Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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] fear of the Lord [that is, worshiping Him and regarding Him as truly awesome] is the beginning and the preeminent part of wisdom [its starting point and its essence],
And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding and spiritual insight.

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.

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 Thou shalt give to the wise one and he will be more wise: make known to the just one and he will add receiving. 10 The beginning of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah, and the knowledge of the holy ones is understanding. 11 For in me thy days shall be multiplied, and years of life shall be added to thee.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge: the foolish despised wisdom and instruction.

Job 28:28

And he will say to man, Behold, the fear of Jehovah, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 111:10

The beginning of wisdom is the fear of Jehovah: a good understanding to all doing them: his praise stands forever.

Proverbs 30:3

I learnt not wisdom, and I shall not know the knowledge of the holy.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, O Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a whole heart and with a willing soul: for Jehovah searched all hearts, and he understands every formation of the thoughts: if thou shalt seek him he will be found to thee, and if thou wilt forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

Proverbs 2:5

Then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and thou shalt find the knowledge of God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

We will hear the end of all the word: Fear thou God, and watch his commands: for this is all man.

Matthew 11:27

All things were delivered to me by my Father; and none knows the Son, except the Father; nor knows any one the Father, except the Son, and to whom the Son will reveal

John 17:3

And this is eternal life, that they might know thee the only true God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:20

And we know that the Son of God has come, and has given us understanding, and we know him true, and we are in him true, in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

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