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Proverbs 3:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; By understanding he established the heavens.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The LORD by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah by wisdom founded the earth; by understanding he established the heavens.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Yahweh, in wisdom, founded the earth, establishing the heavens with understanding;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Jehovah by wisdom did found the earth, He prepared the heavens by understanding.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth, hath established the heavens by prudence.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The LORD by wisedome hath founded the earth; by vnderstanding hath he established the heauens.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— God by wisdom founded the earth, and by prudence he prepared the heavens.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Yahweh by wisdom hath founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
by wisdom 2451
{2451} Prime
חָכְמָה
chokmah
{khok-maw'}
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
hath founded 3245
{3245} Prime
יָסַד
yacad
{yaw-sad'}
A primitive root; to set (literally or figuratively); intensively to found; reflexively to sit down together, that is, settle, consult.
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
the earth; 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
by understanding 8394
{8394} Prime
תָּבוּן
tabuwn
{taw-boon'}
The second and third forms being feminine; from H0995; intelligence; by implication an argument; by extension caprice.
hath he established 3559
{3559} Prime
כּוּן
kuwn
{koon}
A primitive root; properly to be erect (that is, stand perpendicular);. hence (causatively) to set up, in a great variety of applications, whether literal (establish, fix, prepare, apply), or figurative (appoint, render sure, proper or prosperous).
z8790
<8790> Grammar
Stem - Polel (See H8847)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 41
the heavens. 8064
{8064} Prime
שָׁמַיִם
shamayim
{shaw-mah'-yim}
The second form being dual of an unused singular; from an unused root meaning to be lofty; the sky (as aloft; the dual perhaps alluding to the visible arch in which the clouds move, as well as to the higher ether where the celestial bodies revolve).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 3:19-20

_ _ The place of wisdom in the economy of creation and providence commends it to men, who, in proportion to their finite powers, may possess this invaluable attribute, and are thus encouraged by the divine example of its use to seek its possession.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 3:13-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 3:19

Wisdom — Either by Christ, or by that Divine perfection of wisdom, which is the fountain of wisdom in man.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Proverbs 3:19

The LORD by wisdom hath (k) founded the earth; by understanding hath he established the heavens.

(k) By this he shows that this wisdom of which he speaks is everlasting, because it was before all creatures and that all things even the whole world were made by it.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
LORD[YHWH]:

Proverbs 8:27-29 When he prepared the heavens, I [was] there: when he set a compass upon the face of the depth: ... When he gave to the sea his decree, that the waters should not pass his commandment: when he appointed the foundations of the earth:
Psalms 104:24 O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.
Psalms 136:5 To him that by wisdom made the heavens: for his mercy [endureth] for ever.
Jeremiah 10:12 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heavens by his discretion.
Jeremiah 51:15 He hath made the earth by his power, he hath established the world by his wisdom, and hath stretched out the heaven by his understanding.
John 1:3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.

established:
or, prepared
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Ps 104:24; 136:5. Pv 8:27. Jr 10:12; 51:15. Jn 1:3.

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