Proverbs 8:31
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New International Version
rejoicing in his whole world and delighting in mankind.

New Living Translation
And how happy I was with the world he created; how I rejoiced with the human family!

English Standard Version
rejoicing in his inhabited world and delighting in the children of man.

New American Standard Bible
Rejoicing in the world, His earth, And having my delight in the sons of men.

King James Bible
Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I was rejoicing in His inhabited world, delighting in the human race."

International Standard Version
rejoicing in his inhabitable world and taking delight in mankind."

NET Bible
rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth, and delighting in its people.

New Heart English Bible
Rejoicing in his whole world. My delight was with the sons of men.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
I have been rejoicing in the world of his Earth and I have been glorying in the sons of man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
found joy in his inhabited world, and delighted in the human race.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Playing in His habitable earth, And my delights are with the sons of men.

New American Standard 1977
Rejoicing in the world, His earth,
            And having my delight in the sons of men.

Jubilee Bible 2000
I am content in the circumference of his earth, and my contentment is with the sons of men.

King James 2000 Bible
Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.

American King James Version
Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.

American Standard Version
Rejoicing in his habitable earth; And my delight was with the sons of men.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Playing in the world: and my delights were to be with the children of men.

Darby Bible Translation
rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth, and my delights [were] with the sons of men.

English Revised Version
Rejoicing in his habitable earth; and my delight was with the sons of men.

Webster's Bible Translation
Rejoicing in the habitable part of his earth; and my delights were with the sons of men.

World English Bible
Rejoicing in his whole world. My delight was with the sons of men.

Young's Literal Translation
Rejoicing in the habitable part of His earth, And my delights are with the sons of men.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:22-31 The Son of God declares himself to have been engaged in the creation of the world. How able, how fit is the Son of God to be the Saviour of the world, who was the Creator of it! The Son of God was ordained, before the world, to that great work. Does he delight in saving wretched sinners, and shall not we delight in his salvation?
Study Bible
The Excellence of Wisdom
30Then I was beside Him, as a master workman; And I was daily His delight, Rejoicing always before Him, 31Rejoicing in the world, His earth, And having my delight in the sons of men. 32"Now therefore, O sons, listen to me, For blessed are they who keep my ways.…
Cross References
John 13:1
It was now just before the Passover Feast, and Jesus knew that His hour had come to leave this world and return to the Father. Having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the very end.

Psalm 16:3
As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.
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