Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 Instruct a wise man, and he will be still wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning. 10 The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. The knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. 11 For by me your days will be multiplied. The years of your life will be increased.



Cross References

Proverbs 1:7

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of knowledge; but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.

Job 28:28

To man he said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom. To depart from evil is understanding.'"

Psalm 111:10

The fear of Yahweh is the beginning of wisdom. All those who do his work have a good understanding. His praise endures forever!

Proverbs 30:3

I have not learned wisdom, neither do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.

1 Chronicles 28:9

You, Solomon my son, know the God of your father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind; for Yahweh searches all hearts, and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will cast you off forever.

Proverbs 2:5

then you will understand the fear of Yahweh, and find the knowledge of God.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

This is the end of the matter. All has been heard. Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.

Matthew 11:27

All things have been delivered to me by my Father. No one knows the Son, except the Father; neither does anyone know the Father, except the Son, and he to whom the Son desires to reveal him.

John 17:3

This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.

1 John 5:20

We know that the Son of God has come, and has given us an understanding, that we 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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