Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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.

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 a discrete man but an occasion, and he will be the wiser; teach a righteous man, and he will increase. 10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of holy things is understanding. 11 For through me thy days shall be prolonged, and the years of thy life shall be many.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom. But fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, 'Behold, to fear the LORD is wisdom: and to forsake evil, is understanding.'"

Psalm 111:10

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all they that do thereafter. The praise of it endureth forever.

Proverbs 30:3

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1 Chronicles 28:9

And thou, Solomon my son: know God thy father and serve him with a pure heart and lust of soul. For the LORD searcheth all hearts and understandeth all the imaginations of thoughts. If thou shalt seek him, he will be found of thee: But and if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off forever.

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 all things: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for that toucheth all men;

Matthew 11:27

All things are given 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 whom the son will open him.

John 17:3

This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:20

We know that the son of God is come, and hath given us understanding, to know him that is true: and we be in the truth through his son Jesus Christ. He is very God, and eternal life.

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