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Proverbs 1:29 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For that they hated knowledge, And did not choose the fear of Jehovah:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Because they hated knowledge And did not choose the fear of the LORD.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of the LORD:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Because they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Jehovah;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Because they hated knowledge, and, the reverence of Yahweh, did not choose;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Because that they have hated knowledge, And the fear of Jehovah have not chosen.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Because they have hated instruction, and received not the fear of the Lord,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the feare of the LORD.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For they hated wisdom, and did not choose the word of the Lord:
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For that they hated knowledge, and did not choose the fear of Yahweh:

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For that x8478
(8478) Complement
From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.
(3588) Complement
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
they hated 8130
{8130} Prime
A primitive root; to hate (personally).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
knowledge, 1847
{1847} Prime
From H3045; knowledge.
and did not x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
choose 977
{0977} Prime
A primitive root; properly to try, that is, (by implication) select.
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the fear 3374
{3374} Prime
Feminine of H3373; fear (also used as infinitive); morally reverence.
of Yhw יָהוֶה: 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 1:20-33.

Proverbs 1:29-30

_ _ The sinner’s infatuated rejection brings his ruin.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 1:20-33.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 1:29

Knowledge — The practical knowledge of God and of their duty.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 1:22 How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 5:12 And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
Proverbs 6:23 For the commandment [is] a lamp; and the law [is] light; and reproofs of instruction [are] the way of life:
Job 21:14-15 Therefore they say unto God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of thy ways. ... What [is] the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Psalms 50:16-17 But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or [that] thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth? ... Seeing thou hatest instruction, and castest my words behind thee.
Isaiah 27:11 When the boughs thereof are withered, they shall be broken off: the women come, [and] set them on fire: for it [is] a people of no understanding: therefore he that made them will not have mercy on them, and he that formed them will shew them no favour.
Isaiah 30:9-12 That this [is] a rebellious people, lying children, children [that] will not hear the law of the LORD: ... Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:
John 3:20 For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.
Acts 7:51-54 Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Ghost: as your fathers [did], so [do] ye. ... When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they gnashed on him with [their] teeth.


Luke 10:42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Hebrews 11:25 Choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season;
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Jb 21:14. Ps 50:16. Pv 1:22; 5:12; 6:23. Is 27:11; 30:9. Lk 10:42. Jn 3:20. Ac 7:51. He 11:25.

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