New American Standard Bible
Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the knowledge of God.
King James Bible
Then shalt thou understand the fear of the LORD, and find the knowledge of God.
Darby Bible Translation
then shalt thou understand the fear of Jehovah, and find the knowledge of God.
World English Bible
then you will understand the fear of Yahweh, and find the knowledge of God.
Young's Literal Translation
Then understandest thou fear of Jehovah, And knowledge of God thou findest.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The promise. The highest blessedness is to know God John 17:3. If any distinction between "the Lord" יהוה yehovâh and "God" אלהים 'elohı̂ym can be pressed here, it is that in the former the personality, in the latter the glory, of the divine nature is prominent.
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
Sundry Sharp Reproofs
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.
"I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.
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