New International Version
He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
King James Bible
He layeth up sound wisdom for the righteous: he is a buckler to them that walk uprightly.
Darby Bible Translation
He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright; [he] is a shield to them that walk in integrity;
World English Bible
He lays up sound wisdom for the upright. He is a shield to those who walk in integrity;
Young's Literal Translation
Even to lay up for the upright substance, A shield for those walking uprightly.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He layeth up sound wisdom - תושיה tushiyah. We have met with this word in Job; see Job 5:12; Job 6:13; Job 11:6; Job 12:16. See especially the note on Job 11:6 (note), where the different acceptations of the word are given.
Coverdale translates, "He preserveth the welfare of the righteous." It is difficult to find, in any language, a term proper to express the original meaning of the word; its seems to mean generally the essence or substance of a thing, The thing itself - that which is chief of its kind. He layeth up What Is Essential for the righteous.
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PROVERBS ii. 2, 3, 5. If thou incline thine ear to wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after wisdom, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. We shall see something curious in the last of these verses, when we compare it with one in the chapter before. The chapter before says, that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. That if we wish to be wise at all, we must BEGIN by …
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.
Counsel and sound judgment are mine; I have insight, I have power.
"Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
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