Proverbs 2:6
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English Standard Version
For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;

King James Bible
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

American Standard Version
For Jehovah giveth wisdom; Out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because the Lord giveth wisdom: and out of his mouth cometh prudence and knowledge.

English Revised Version
For the LORD giveth wisdom; out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding:

Webster's Bible Translation
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The discourse is now summarily brought to a close:

32 For the perverseness of the simple slays them,

     And the security of fools destroys them.

33 But whoever harkeneth to me dwells secure,

     And is at rest from fear of evil.

Of the two interpretations of שׁוּב, a turning towards (with אל and the like, conversion) or a turning away (with מאחרי or מעל, desertion), in משׁוּבה the latter (as in the post-Bib. תּשׁוּבה, repentance, the former) is expressed; apostasy from wisdom and from God are conjoined. שׁלוה is here carnalis securitas; but the word may also denote the external and the internal peace of the righteous, as שׁאנן, whence שׁלאנן, Job 21:23, as a superlative is formed by the insertion of the ל of שׁלו, is taken in bonam et malam partem. שׁאנן is, according to the Masora (also in Jeremiah 30:10; Jeremiah 46:27; Jeremiah 48:11), 3rd perf. Pilel (Ewald, 120, a), from the unused שׁאן, to be quiet: he has attained to full quietness, and enjoys such. The construction with מן follows the analogy of הניח מן (to give rest from), שׁקט מן (to rest from), and the like. The negative interpretation of מן, sine ullo pavore mali (Schultens, Ewald), is unnecessary; also Job 21:9 may be explained by "peace from terror," especially since שׁלום is derived from the root של, extrahere. פּחד רעה, "fear of evil," one may perhaps distinguish from פחד רע as the genitive of combination.

Proverbs 2:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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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 3:9,12 Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your people, that I may discern between good and bad...

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 you wisdom and understanding, and give you charge concerning Israel, that you may keep the law of the LORD your God.

Job 32:8 But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Isaiah 54:13 And all your children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of your children.

Daniel 1:17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom...

Daniel 2:23,23 I thank you, and praise you, O you God of my fathers, who have given me wisdom and might...

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 has heard, and has learned of the Father...

Ephesians 1:17,18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory...

James 1:5,17 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all men liberally, and upbraides not; and it shall be given him...

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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 you simple, understand wisdom: and, you fools, be you of an understanding heart...

Psalm 19:7 The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 119:98,104 You through your commandments have made me wiser than my enemies: for they are ever with me...

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.

Cross References
James 1:5
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.

1 Kings 3:12
behold, I now do according to your word. Behold, I give you a wise and discerning mind, so that none like you has been before you and none like you shall arise after you.

Nehemiah 7:5
Then my God put it into my heart to assemble the nobles and the officials and the people to be enrolled by genealogy. And I found the book of the genealogy of those who came up at the first, and I found written in it:

Job 22:22
Receive instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart.

Job 32:8
But it is the spirit in man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand.

Psalm 51:6
Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart.

Ecclesiastes 2:26
For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given the business of gathering and collecting, only to give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

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