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Proverbs 24:6 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For by wise guidance thou shalt make thy war; And in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— For by wise guidance you will wage war, And in abundance of counselors there is victory.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counselors [there is] safety.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— For with good advice shalt thou make thy war; and in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Surely, with concerted measures, shalt thou make for thyself war, and, success, lieth in the greatness of the counselor.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— For by plans thou makest for thyself war, And deliverance [is] in a multitude of counsellors.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Because war is managed by due ordering: and there shall be safety where there are many counsels.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For by wise counsell thou shalt make thy warre: and in multitude of counsellers [there is] safetie.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— War is carried on with generalship, and aid is supplied to the heart of a counsellor.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For by wise counsel thou shalt make thy war: and in multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.

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.
by wise counsel 8458
{8458} Prime
From H2254 as denominative from H2256; (only in plural) properly steerage (as a management of ropes), that is, (figuratively) guidance or (by implication) a plan.
thou shalt make 6213
{6213} Prime
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
thy war: 4421
{4421} Prime
From H3898 (in the sense of fighting); a battle (that is, the engagement); generally war (that is, warfare).
and in multitude 7230
{7230} Prime
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
of counsellors 3289
{3289} Prime
A primitive root; to advise; reflexively to deliberate or resolve.
<8802> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Participle Active (See H8814)
Count - 5386
[there is] safety. 8668
{8668} Prime
From H7768 in the sense of H3467; rescue (literally or figuratively, personal, national or spiritual).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 24:5-6.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 24:3-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 24:6

Thy war — War is better managed by wisdom than by strength.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Proverbs 20:18 [Every] purpose is established by counsel: and with good advice make war.
Luke 14:31 Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?
1 Corinthians 9:25-27 And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they [do it] to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible. ... But I keep under my body, and bring [it] into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.
Ephesians 6:10-20 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. ... For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.
1 Timothy 6:11-12 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. ... Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.
2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished [my] course, I have kept the faith:


Proverbs 11:14 Where no counsel [is], the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors [there is] safety.
Proverbs 15:22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
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