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Proverbs 30:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And I have not learned wisdom, Neither have I the knowledge of the Holy One.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Neither have I learned wisdom, Nor do I have the knowledge of the Holy One.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— I have neither learned wisdom, nor have I the knowledge of the Holy.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Neither have I learned wisdom, nor, the knowledge of the Holy Ones, can I acquire.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Nor have I learned wisdom, Yet the knowledge of Holy Ones I know.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— I have not learned wisdom, and have not known the science of saints.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— I neither learned wisedome, nor haue the knowledge of the holy.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— God has taught me wisdom, and I know the knowledge of the holy.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
I neither x3808
(3808) Complement
lo; a primitive particle; not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication no; often used with other particles.
learned 3925
{3925} Prime
A primitive root; properly to goad, that is, (by implication) to teach (the rod being an Oriental incentive).
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
wisdom, 2451
{2451} Prime
From H2449; wisdom (in a good sense).
nor have 3045
{3045} Prime
A primitive root; to know (properly to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially (including observation, care, recognition; and causatively instruction, designation, punishment, etc.).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the knowledge 1847
{1847} Prime
From H3045; knowledge.
of the holy. 6918
{6918} Prime
From H6942; sacred (ceremonially or morally); (as noun) God (by eminence), an angel, a saint, a sanctuary.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 30:2-4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 30:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 30:3

I neither learned — I have not been taught in the schools of wisdom. Of the holy — Of the holy prophets. I have not such Divine inspirations as prophets strictly so called have received.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Amos 7:14-15 Then answered Amos, and said to Amaziah, I [was] no prophet, neither [was] I a prophet's son; but I [was] an herdman, and a gatherer of sycomore fruit: ... And the LORD took me as I followed the flock, and the LORD said unto me, Go, prophesy unto my people Israel.
Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed [it] unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.


Job 11:7-9 Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection? ... The measure thereof [is] longer than the earth, and broader than the sea.
Matthew 11:27 All things are delivered unto me of my Father: and no man knoweth the Son, but the Father; neither knoweth any man the Father, save the Son, and [he] to whomsoever the Son will reveal [him].
John 17:3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable [are] his judgments, and his ways past finding out!
Ephesians 3:18-19 May be able to comprehend with all saints what [is] the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; ... And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.

Heb. know

the holy:

Isaiah 6:3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, [is] the LORD of hosts: the whole earth [is] full of his glory.
Isaiah 6:10 Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their heart, and convert, and be healed.
Isaiah 30:11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.
Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name [is] Holy; I dwell in the high and holy [place], with him also [that is] of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.
Revelation 3:7 And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;
Revelation 4:8 And the four beasts had each of them six wings about [him]; and [they were] full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.
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Jb 11:7. Is 6:3, 10; 30:11; 57:15. Am 7:14. Mt 11:27; 16:17. Jn 17:3. Ro 11:33. Ep 3:18. Rv 3:7; 4:8.

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