Proverbs 2:5
Parallel Verses
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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Barnes' 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.

Proverbs 2:5 Parallel Commentaries

Notes 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
This doctrine draws up a charge against several sorts: 1 Those that think themselves good Christians, yet have not learned this art of holy mourning. Luther calls mourning a rare herb'. Men have tears to shed for other things, but have none to spare for their sins. There are many murmurers, but few mourners. Most are like the stony ground which lacked moisture' (Luke 8:6). We have many cry out of hard times, but they are not sensible of hard hearts. Hot and dry is the worst temper of the body. Sure
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

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