Proverbs 8:23 {24}
Good News Translation
I was made in the very beginning, at the first, before the world began.

Contemporary English Version
to create the earth. At the very first, the LORD gave life to me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The depths were not as yet, and I was already conceived, neither had the fountains of waters as yet sprung out.

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The depths were not as yet, and I was already conceived, neither had the fountains of waters as yet sprung out.

Genesis 1:26 And he said: Let us make man to our image and likeness: and let him have dominion over the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the air, and the beasts, and the whole earth, and every creeping creature that moveth upon the earth.

Psalm 2:6 But I am appointed king by him over Sion, his holy mountain, preaching his commandment.

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

John 17:24 Father, I will that where I am, they also whom thou hast given me may be with me: that they may see my glory which thou hast given me, because thou hast loved me before the creation of the world.

Ephesians 1:10,11 In the dispensation of the fulness of times, to re-establish all things in Christ, that are in heaven and on earth, in him. . . .

1 John 1:1,2 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon and our hands have handled, of the word of life. . . .

Context
The Excellence of Wisdom
22I was set up from eternity, and of old, before the earth was made. 23The depths were not as yet, and I was already conceived, neither had the fountains of waters as yet sprung out.24The mountains, with their huge bulk, had not as yet been established: before the hills, I was brought forth:…
Cross References
John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word: and the Word was with God: and the Word was God.

John 17:5
And now glorify thou me, O Father, with thyself, with the glory which I had, before the world was, with thee.

Proverbs 4:7
Take hold on her, and she shall exalt thee: thou shalt be glorified by her, when thou shalt embrace her.

Micah 5:2
Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Additional Translations
From everlasting I was established, from the beginning, before the earth began.I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.

I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, Before the earth was.

He established me before time was in the beginning, before he made the earth:

I was set up from eternity, from the beginning, before the earth was.

I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.

I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.

I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, before the earth existed.

From the age I was anointed, from the first, From former states of the earth.
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