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Proverbs 2:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth [come] knowledge and understanding.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth [come] knowledge and understanding.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, Yahweh, giveth wisdom, out of his mouth, knowledge and understanding;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For Jehovah giveth wisdom, From His mouth knowledge and understanding.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For the LORD giueth wisedome: out of his mouth [commeth] knowledge, and vnderstanding.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— For the Lord gives wisdom; and from his presence [come] knowledge and understanding,
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Yahweh giveth wisdom: out of his mouth [cometh] knowledge and understanding.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For x3588
(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.
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
giveth 5414
{5414} Prime
A primitive root; to give, used with great latitude of application (put, make, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
wisdom: 2451
{2451} Prime
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
out of his mouth 6310
{6310} Prime
From H6284; the mouth (as the means of blowing), whether literally or figuratively (particularly speech); specifically edge, portion or side; adverbially (with preposition) according to.
(4480) Complement
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[cometh] knowledge 1847
{1847} Prime
From H3045; knowledge.
and understanding. 8394
{8394} Prime
The second and third forms being feminine; from H0995; intelligence; by implication an argument; by extension caprice.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 2:6

_ _ For — God is ready (James 1:5; James 4:8).

_ _ out of his mouth — by revelation from Him.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 2:1-9.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Exodus 31:3 And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship,
1 Kings 3:9 Give therefore thy servant an understanding heart to judge thy people, that I may discern between good and bad: for who is able to judge this thy so great a people?
1 Kings 3:12 Behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
1 Kings 4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that [is] on the sea shore.
1 Chronicles 22:12 Only the LORD give thee wisdom and understanding, and give thee charge concerning Israel, that thou mayest keep the law of the LORD thy God.
Job 32:8 But [there is] a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Isaiah 54:13 And all thy children [shall be] taught of the LORD; and great [shall be] the peace of thy children.
Daniel 1:17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
Daniel 2:21 And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:
Daniel 2:23 I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we desired of thee: for thou hast [now] made known unto us the king's matter.
Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.
John 6:45 It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.
Ephesians 1:17-18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: ... The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
James 1:5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all [men] liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.


Proverbs 6:23 For the commandment [is] a lamp; and the law [is] light; and reproofs of instruction [are] the way of life:
Proverbs 8:5-9 O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. ... They [are] all plain to him that understandeth, and right to them that find knowledge.
Psalms 19:7 The law of the LORD [is] perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD [is] sure, making wise the simple.
Psalms 119:98 Thou through thy commandments hast made me wiser than mine enemies: for they [are] ever with me.
Psalms 119:104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.
Isaiah 8:20 To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, [it is] because [there is] no light in them.
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Ex 31:3. 1K 3:9, 12; 4:29. 1Ch 22:12. Jb 32:8. Ps 19:7; 119:98, 104. Pv 6:23; 8:5. Is 8:20; 54:13. Dn 1:17; 2:21, 23. Lk 21:15. Jn 6:45. Ep 1:17. Jm 1:5, 17.

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