Proverbs 21:22
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New American Standard Bible
A wise man scales the city of the mighty And brings down the stronghold in which they trust.

King James Bible
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

Darby Bible Translation
A wise man scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.

World English Bible
A wise man scales the city of the mighty, and brings down the strength of its confidence.

Young's Literal Translation
A city of the mighty hath the wise gone up, And bringeth down the strength of its confidence.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Even in war, counsel does more than brute strength. So of the warfare which is carried on in the inner battlefield of the soul. There also wisdom is mighty to the "pulling down of strongholds" (2 Corinthians 10:4, where Paul uses the very words of the Septuagint Version of this passage), and the wise man scales and keeps the city which the strong man armed has seized and made his own.

Proverbs 21:22 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Ahaz
The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
2 Samuel 5:6
Now the king and his men went to Jerusalem against the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land, and they said to David, "You shall not come in here, but the blind and lame will turn you away"; thinking, "David cannot enter here."

Proverbs 24:5
A wise man is strong, And a man of knowledge increases power.

Ecclesiastes 7:19
Wisdom strengthens a wise man more than ten rulers who are in a city.

Ecclesiastes 9:15
But there was found in it a poor wise man and he delivered the city by his wisdom. Yet no one remembered that poor man.

Ecclesiastes 9:16
So I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.

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