Proverbs 30:2
Good News Translation
I am more like an animal than a human being; I do not have the sense we humans should have.

Contemporary English Version
I am far too stupid to be considered human.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I am the most foolish of men, and the wisdom of men is not with me.

New American Bible
I am more brute than human being, without even human intelligence;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I am the most foolish of men, and the wisdom of men is not with me.

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Job 42:3-6 Who is this that hideth counsel without knowledge? Therefore I have spoken unwisely, and things that above measure exceeded my knowledge. . . .

Psalm 73:22 And I am brought to nothing, and I knew not.

Isaiah 6:5 And I said: Woe is me, because I have held my peace; because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people that hath unclean lips, and I have seen with my eyes the King the Lord of hosts.

Romans 11:25 For I would not have you ignorant, brethren, of this mystery (lest you should be wise in your own conceits) that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles should come in.

1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:2 And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he hath not yet known as he ought to know.

James 1:5 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.

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Proverbs 5:12 And have not heard the voice of them that taught me, and have not inclined my ear to masters?

Psalm 92:6 The senseless man shall not know: nor will the fool understand these things.

Jeremiah 10:14 Every man is become a fool for knowledge, every artist is confounded in his graven idol: for what he hath cast is false, and there is no spirit in them.

2 Peter 2:12-16 But these men, as irrational beasts, naturally tending to the snare and to destruction, blaspheming those things which they know not, shall perish in their corruption: . . .

Context
The Words of Agur
1The words of Gatherer the son of Vomiter. The vision which the man spoke, with whom God is, and who being strengthened by God, abiding with him, said: 2I am the most foolish of men, and the wisdom of men is not with me.3I have not learned wisdom, and have not known the science of saints.…
Cross References
Psalm 49:10
He shall not see destruction, when he shall see the wise dying: the senseless and the fool shall perish together: And they shall leave their riches to strangers:

Psalm 73:22
And I am brought to nothing, and I knew not.

Proverbs 12:1
He that is good, shall draw grace from the Lord: but he that trusteth in his own devices, doth wickedly.

Proverbs 30:1
The words of Gatherer the son of Vomiter. The vision which the man spoke, with whom God is, and who being strengthened by God, abiding with him, said:

Additional Translations
Surely I am the most ignorant of men, and I lack the understanding of a man.Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.

Surely I am more brutish than any man, And have not the understanding of a man;

For I am the most simple of all men, and there is not in me the wisdom of men.

Truly I am more stupid than any one; and I have not a man's intelligence.

Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man:

Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man.

"Surely I am the most ignorant man, and don't have a man's understanding.

For I am more brutish than any one, And have not the understanding of a man.
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