Proverbs 8:22
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"The LORDיְֽהוָ֗ה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
possessedקָ֭נָנִי
(ka·na·ni)
7069: to get, acquirea prim. root
me at the beginningרֵאשִׁ֣ית
(re·shit)
7225: beginning, chieffrom rosh
of His way,דַּרְכֹּ֑ו
(dar·kov;)
1870: way, road, distance, journey, mannerfrom darak
Beforeקֶ֖דֶם
(ke·dem)
6924a: front, east, formerlyfrom an unused word
His worksמִפְעָלָ֣יו
(mif·'a·lav)
4659a: a work, something madefrom paal
of old. 
 
6924a: front, east, formerlyfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
The LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
possessed
qanah  (kaw-naw')
to erect, i.e. create; by extension, to procure, especially by purchase (causatively, sell); by implication to own
me in the beginning
re'shiyth  (ray-sheeth')
the first, in place, time, order or rank (specifically, a firstfruit) -- beginning, chief(-est), first(-fruits, part, time), principal thing.
of his way
derek  (deh'-rek)
a road (as trodden); figuratively, a course of life or mode of action, often adverb
before
qedem  (keh'-dem)
the front, of place (absolutely, the fore part, relatively the East) or time (antiquity); often used adverbially (before, anciently, eastward)
his works
miph`al  (mif-awl')
a performance -- work.
of old
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.

King James Bible
The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD made me at the beginning of His creation, before His works of long ago.

International Standard Version
"The LORD made me as he began his planning, before his ancient activity commenced.

NET Bible
The LORD created me as the beginning of his works, before his deeds of long ago.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Lord Jehovah created me at the beginning of his creation and from before all of his works.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The LORD already possessed me long ago, when his way began, before any of his works.

King James 2000 Bible
The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
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