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Proverbs 8:10 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Receive my instruction, and not silver; And knowledge rather than choice gold.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Take my instruction and not silver, And knowledge rather than choicest gold.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Receive my correction, and not silver, and knowledge, rather than choicest gold.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Receive my instruction, and not silver, And knowledge rather than choice gold.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Receive my instruction, and not money: choose knowledge rather than gold.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Receiue my instruction, and not siluer: and knowledge rather then choise gold.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Receive instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than tried gold.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Receive 3947
{3947} Prime
לָקַח
laqach
{law-kakh'}
A primitive root; to take (in the widest variety of applications).
z8798
<8798> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 2847
my instruction, 4148
{4148} Prime
מוּסָר
muwcar
{moo-sawr'}
From H3256; properly chastisement; figuratively reproof, warning or instruction; also restraint.
and not x408
(0408) Complement
אַל
'al
{al}
A negative particle (akin to H3808); not (the qualified negation, used as a deprecative); once (Job 24:25) as a noun, nothing.
silver; 3701
{3701} Prime
כֶּסֶף
keceph
{keh'-sef}
From H3700; silver (from its pale color); by implication money.
and knowledge 1847
{1847} Prime
דַּעַת
da`ath
{dah'-ath}
From H3045; knowledge.
rather than choice y977
[0977] Standard
בָּחַר
bachar
{baw-khar'}
A primitive root; properly to try, that is, (by implication) select.
z8737
<8737> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Participle (See H8813)
Count - 793
gold. 2742
{2742} Prime
חָרוּץ
charuwts
{khaw-roots'}
Passive participle of H2782; properly incised or (active) incisive; hence (as noun masculine or feminine) a trench (as dug), gold (as mined), a threshing sledge (having sharp teeth); (figuratively) determination; also eager.
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
x977
(0977) Complement
בָּחַר
bachar
{baw-khar'}
A primitive root; properly to try, that is, (by implication) select.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Proverbs 8:10

_ _ not silver — preferable to it, so last clause implies comparison.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Proverbs 8:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Proverbs 8:10

And not silver — Rather than silver.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Proverbs 2:4-5 If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as [for] hid treasures; ... Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
Proverbs 3:13-14 Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding. ... For the merchandise of it [is] better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold.
Proverbs 10:20 The tongue of the just [is as] choice silver: the heart of the wicked [is] little worth.
Proverbs 16:16 How much better [is it] to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell [it] not; [also] wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.
Psalms 119:72 The law of thy mouth [is] better unto me than thousands of gold and silver.
Psalms 119:127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
Psalms 119:162 I rejoice at thy word, as one that findeth great spoil.
Ecclesiastes 7:11 Wisdom [is] good with an inheritance: and [by it there is] profit to them that see the sun.
Acts 3:6 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
2 Corinthians 6:10 As sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and [yet] possessing all things.
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