Proverbs 2:3
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
For ifאִ֣ם
(im)
518: ifa prim. conjunction
you cryתִקְרָ֑א
(tik·ra;)
7121: to call, proclaim, reada prim. root
for discernment,לַבִּינָ֣ה
(lab·bi·nah)
998: an understandingfrom bin
Liftתִּתֵּ֥ן
(tit·ten)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
your voiceקֹולֶֽךָ׃
(ko·v·le·cha.)
6963: sound, voicefrom an unused word
for understanding;לַ֝תְּבוּנָ֗ה
(lat·te·vu·nah)
8394: an understandingfrom bin







KJV Lexicon
Yea if thou criest
qara'  (kaw-raw')
to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications)
after knowledge
biynah  (bee-naw')
understanding -- knowledge, meaning, perfectly, understanding, wisdom.
and liftest up
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
thy voice
qowl  (kole)
from an unused root meaning to call aloud; a voice or sound
for understanding
tabuwn  (taw-boon')
intelligence; by implication, an argument; by extension, caprice -- discretion, reason, skilfulness, understanding, wisdom.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for understanding;

King James Bible
Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
furthermore, if you call out to insight and lift your voice to understanding,

International Standard Version
if, indeed, you call out for insight and raise your voice for understanding,

NET Bible
indeed, if you call out for discernment--raise your voice for understanding--

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And call to understanding and lift up your voice to intelligence

GOD'S WORD® Translation
if indeed you call out for insight, if you ask aloud for understanding,

King James 2000 Bible
Yea, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up your voice for understanding;
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