King James Version
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah giveth wisdom; out of his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
World English Bible
For Yahweh gives wisdom. Out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.
Young's Literal Translation
For Jehovah giveth wisdom, From His mouth knowledge and understanding.
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LibraryNotes on the Fourth Century
Page 238. Med. 1. In the wording of this meditation, and of several other passages in the Fourth Century, it seems as though Traherne is speaking not of himself, but of, a friend and teacher of his. He did this, no doubt, in order that he might not lay himself open to the charge of over-egotism. Yet that he is throughout relating his own experiences is proved by the fact that this Meditation, as first written, contains passages which the author afterwards marked for omission. In its original form …
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
Truth Hidden when not Sought After.
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
1 Kings 3:12
Behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise and an understanding heart; so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
And my God put into mine heart to gather together the nobles, and the rulers, and the people, that they might be reckoned by genealogy. And I found a register of the genealogy of them which came up at the first, and found written therein,
Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart.
But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward parts: and in the hidden part thou shalt make me to know wisdom.
For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.
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