Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

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.

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 Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding. 11 For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Job 28:28

And unto 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 they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.

Proverbs 30:3

I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.

1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Proverbs 2:5

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

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.

Matthew 11:27

All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son will reveal him.

John 17:3

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

1 John 5:20

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

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